D. Christian (Chris) Koch is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Carlisle Companies Incorporated. Carlisle Companies Incorporated (CSL: NYSE) is a diversified global company with a portfolio of businesses focused on the manufacture and distribution of highly engineered products for both original equipment and aftermarket channels.
Carlisle’s markets include: commercial roofing, specialty polyurethane, agriculture, mining, construction, aerospace, defense, transportation, industrial, protective coating and auto refinishing. Leveraging the Carlisle Operating System (COS) and an entrepreneurial spirit to drive continuous improvement, Carlisle’s worldwide team of employees generated $4.1 billion in net sales in 2017.
In Vision 2025, we seek to drive above-market organic growth, build scale in our core businesses by pursuing synergistic acquisitions, further leverage our COS culture to drive efficiencies through all business processes, continue to return cash to shareholders, and invest in attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional talent in order to achieve $8 billion of revenue, 20% operating income, and 15% ROIC.
Carlisle’s standalone business segments include: Carlisle Construction Materials, Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, Carlisle Fluid Technologies, and Carlisle Brake and Friction.