Honeywell on Monday announced the appointment of Jim Bujold as President, Southeast Asia, and Anant Maheshwari as President, Honeywell India.
Mr. Maheshwari, who has been the Managing Director of Honeywell Automation India Limited (HAIL) since March 2010, will succeed Bujold, who is currently president, Honeywell India, the company said in a release.
Both Bujold and Maheshwari will transition into their new roles on January 1, 2014.
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that develops and manufactures technologies to address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macrotrends like energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalisation and customer productivity.
Each of the company’s four businesses — aerospace, performance materials, and automation and control solutions and technologies and transportation systems — has a significant presence in India.
“These senior leadership changes reflect not only a robust leadership talent pipeline, but also our relentless focus on achieving an outstanding growth trajectory in our High Growth Regions (HGRs),” Honeywell president of Global High Growth Regions Shane Tedjarati said.
As president, Honeywell, Southeast Asia, Mr. Bujold will oversee the company’s operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines.
Mr. Maheshwari has spent close to a decade in Honeywell in a number of leadership roles of increasing responsibilities.
Both will partner with Honeywell’s businesses to seek new growth opportunities and identify potential synergies in the region.
The company also named Vikas Chadha as Managing Director, HAIL, effective January 1, 2014.
HAIL is an approximately $300 million company listed on BSE and NSE and Honeywell’s largest entity for its Automation and Control Solutions (ACS) business in India.
Mr. Chadha is currently Regional General Manager for ACS’ Honeywell Building Solutions business in India.