Carol Anthony (John) Davidson


Mr. Davidson joined the Board of Directors in 2018. He retired from Tyco International in September 2012, having served as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer since January 2004, where he was responsible for overseeing financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting policies and processes. In this role, Mr. Davidson worked as part of Tyco’s new senior leadership team in establishing financial integrity, operational excellence and strong ethical practices across Tyco global operations. Prior to joining Tyco in January 2004, Mr. Davidson served as vice president, audit, risk and compliance for Dell Inc. During his six-year career at Dell he also served in other senior capacities, including chief compliance officer and vice president and corporate controller. In addition, Mr. Davidson spent 16 years with Eastman Kodak Company where he led the company’s internal audit function and previously served in a variety of accounting and financial leadership roles. He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. From 2011 to 2015 he served as a member of the board of trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation which oversees the FASB and GASB in accounting standards setting. From 2012 to 2018, Mr. Davidson served on the board of governors of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) which regulates and oversees the US financial industry in the interest of investor protection and market integrity. Mr. Davidson serves as a trustee of both the University of Rochester and Garth Fagan Dance. He earned his BS in Accounting from St. John Fisher College and his MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester. Mr. Davidson was inducted into the Financial Executives International (FEI) Hall of Fame.

Other Public Company Directorships:

  • TE Connectivity Ltd.
  • Legg Mason, Inc.

Previous, Recently-Held Public Company Directorships:

  • DaVita, Inc.
  • Pentair Plc