Honeywell Automation India appoints Atul Pai as Managing Director

Atul Pai brings more than two decades of Honeywell experience in various regional and global roles across Honeywell and its finance division.

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Honeywell Automation India appoints Atul Pai as Managing Director

Honeywell Automation India has announced the appointment of Atul Pai as  Managing Director, effective May 16, 2024. He succeeds Ashish Gaikwad who is taking on a broader responsibility as India Leader for Industrial Automation, one of Honeywell International Inc’s strategic business groups.

“Atul brings more than two decades of Honeywell experience in various regional and global roles across Honeywell and its finance division. In his new role, he will provide strategic direction on HAIL to help strengthen our growth, enhance value for our customers and further build our local brand,” said Ganesh Natarajan, Chairman and Independent Director, HAIL. “Atul’s deep understanding of our business combined with his extensive expertise in building automation will be invaluable for HAIL.”

“Atul’s 20 plus years' tenure at Honeywell combined with his unique knowledge of our business make him a natural successor to Ashish Gaikwad, and I am confident in his ability to drive superior stakeholder engagement and corporate governance across our business. I also want to thank Ashish Gaikwad for his leadership and invaluable contributions to HAIL over the last several years.”

Pai joined HAIL in 2001 and has held several leadership roles across the business. Pai spent eight years serving as Global CFO for Honeywell Building Solution and served as Operations Controller for Honeywell. He has been a Member of the HAIL Board of Directors since 2021. Pai is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University.

“Honeywell’s technology capabilities across automation, digitalisation and sustainability, our team of experienced professionals and our excellence in execution give us a competitive edge to lead in the industry,” said Atul Pai. 

 

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