Eric M. Pillmore, Former Senior Vice President – Corporate Governance, Tyco International
Eric currently serves as the Senior Advisor to the Deloitte Center for Corporate Governance. He joined the Center in April 2008 and assists a variety of global clients with their corporate governance needs.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Eric served as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Governance for Tyco International Ltd. from 2002 to 2007. Working with the Board of Directors and the Tyco leadership team, Pillmore helped transform Tyco from an image of poor governance to a role as a leader in Corporate Governance. These efforts resulted in Tyco being named by GMI as the most improved U.S. company in the governance area from 2002 to 2005.
In addition, he served for 17 years in a variety of senior finance roles for General Electric from 1979 to 1996, including roles as CFO for GE Plastics Americas and GE Medical Systems Asia. Pillmore also served as Senior Vice President and CFO for General Instrument Corporation (GI) from December 1997 to January 2000, leading up to the sale of GI to Motorola. He also served as a US Navy officer from 1975 to 1979, aboard the USS Robison in the western pacific, and as an auditor with the Naval Audit Service in Washington, DC.
Pillmore has a master’s of business administration from Villanova School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Anderson School of Business at the University of New Mexico. He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the CEO Forum and on the boards of Grove City College and the Ken Blanchard School of Business at Grand Canyon University.