THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – October 23, 2013 – Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that Robert (Bob) W. Steenberge, vice president and chief technology officer, will be retiring from that position effective December 31, 2013. Following his retirement, Mr. Steenberge will continue to serve as a consultant to Teledyne, advising on significant technological and business issues. Concurrently, Edwin Roks will become vice president and chief technology officer, effective January 2, 2014.
“I want to thank Bob for his outstanding service to Teledyne over the last 37 years," said Robert Mehrabian, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Teledyne. “As a seasoned technologist and business leader, Bob's expertise and personal counsel have been invaluable to me as Teledyne has evolved over the years."
In 1976, Mr. Steenberge joined Teledyne Electronics as a senior systems engineer and subsequently became vice president, engineering. In 1985, he transferred to Teledyne Ryan Electronics as president and general manager. Bob continued to hold senior technical positions across Teledyne's electronics and instrumentation businesses, and became corporate vice president and chief technology officer of Teledyne in 2000.
Dr. Roks joined Teledyne with the acquisition of Teledyne DALSA, Inc. in 2011, serving as executive vice president and general manager of the company's professional and scientific imaging division. Prior to Teledyne, Dr. Roks had a distinguished career with Phillips Semiconductors and its spin-off companies. Dr. Roks holds a Ph.D. from the University of Twente, a M.Sc. degree from the Technical University of Eindhoven, and a B.Sc. degree from the College of Advanced Technology, Breda.
Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne Technologies' operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at www.teledyne.com.
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