UTC Fire & Security is the parent company for security systems software-maker Lenel, integrator Chubb and fire systems-maker Kidde. Brown has been with UTC since 1997. He had previously been leading UTC’s air-conditioning unit producer Carrier’s Asia Pacific operations. Robert has had a 21-year career with UTC and was named president of Chubb after UTC acquired it in 2003. He also orchestrated last year’s acquisitions of Kidde and Lenel.