David W. Heinzmann
David W. Heinzmann has been a director of Littelfuse and our President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2017. He was previously our Chief Operating Officer responsible for all three Littelfuse business units, as well as the company's global operations and information technology. Mr. Heinzmann began his career at the company in 1985 and possesses a broad range of experience within the organization. He has held positions as a Manufacturing Manager, Quality Manager, Plant Manager and Product Development Manager. Mr. Heinzmann served as Director of Global Operations for the Electronics Business Unit from 2000 to 2003, Vice President and General Manager, Automotive Business Unit from 2004 to 2007, Vice President, Global Operations from 2007 to 2013 and Chief Operating Officer from 2014 to January 2017, when he was promoted to his current position. Mr. Heinzmann currently serves on the Board of Directors of Pulse Electronics Corporation and the Advisory Board of the University of Illinois at Chicago Engineering College. Mr. Heinzmann has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.