Tyco’s Long named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women

Long honored for leadership, support of women in business
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Monday, February 2, 2015

TORONTO—The Women’s Executive Network (WXM) has recognized Tracy Long, president of Tyco Integrated Fire & Security, Canada, as one of its 2014 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner.

Long, who joined Tyco in 2009, was named to her current position in 2013. She led the integration that brought the Canadian operations of SimplexGrinnell and Tyco Integrated Security together into one combined business, according to a prepared statement.

Under Long’s leadership and while completing the business integration, Tyco Integrated Fire & Security delivered nearly 33 percent year-over-year growth in operating income in the last fiscal year, the company said in the statement.

Long is chairperson of the Tyco Global Women’s Growth Network, has appointed several female executives to her leadership team, and also provides coaching and mentoring to many female employees throughout Canada, the company said.

“I am deeply honored and very humbled by this award and by the opportunity to be recognized alongside so many incredible female leaders,” Long said in a statement. “I am inspired by what they have accomplished and excited to see more and more women serving in key leadership roles throughout Canada. All of us at Tyco commend the Women’s Executive Network for presenting the awards and for all it is doing to support the advancement of women.”

Long joins group of Top 100 Award Winners that includes Dr. Roberta Bondar, astronaut; Arlene Dickinson, chief executive officer, Venture Communications; Christine Magee, president, Sleep Country Canada; Kathleen Taylor, chair of the board, Royal Bank of Canada; and Michaëlle Jean, former governor general of Canada.