This excerpt taken from the TYC 8-K filed Dec 15, 2006.
Karen A. Quinn-Quintin, senior vice president of human resources (HR), is responsible for leading the global human resources organization and overseeing all HR functions, including recruiting, compensation, benefits, and training and development. Quinn-Quintin, 49, joined Tyco Healthcare in October 2006 from Andrew Corporation, where, as vice president and chief human resources officer, she had worldwide responsibility for all major functions within HR, such as leadership development, senior level recruiting, succession planning and aligning HR strategies to drive business results. During her tenure at Andrew, Quinn-Quintin integrated several acquisitions, while standardizing U.S. and international benefit offerings. Prior to joining Andrew, she was vice president of human resources for Textron Inc.s Industrial Segment. She holds a bachelors degree from Stonehill College (Mass.).