May 12, 2022

STIHL names Terry Horan new CEO

Terrence “Terry” Horan has been named president and CEO of STIHL Incorporated, effective April 1, 2022. Horan is responsible for the management of the STIHL Group’s largest market and subsidiary. Based in Virginia Beach, Va., STIHL Inc. supplies the majority of STIHL products to the United States market. As an integral part of STIHL Group’s manufacturing and sales network, STIHL Inc. also supplies components and products for more than 100 markets worldwide. The company employs more than 3,000 people in the U.S.

“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Horan, an internationally successful leader with 35 years of experience in the power tools, DIY, and consumer goods industry to the STIHL family,” said Nikolas Stihl, chairman of the advisory board and supervisory board at STIHL Group.

Horan joined the company after a successful career as RPM Consumer Group president at RPM International. Horan has held various senior leadership roles, including president and CEO of DAP Products, president of The Master Lock Company, president and CEO of the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation North America, and president of Dremel Power Tools.