Alex Ismail is President of Honeywell Energy, Safety, and Security (ESS), which includes five businesses – Environmental and Combustion Controls, Life Safety, Security Group, Scanning & Mobility, and Sensing and Control – within Automation and Control Solutions (ACS).
Previously, Alex served as the President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative automotive technologies including turbochargers and braking materials. In almost 15 years with Honeywell’s turbo business, Alex served as President of Honeywell Turbo Technologies and also held leadership roles in sales, marketing and as General Manager for the global passenger vehicles segment. He joined Honeywell in 1997 in Honeywell’s aerospace business and has held various leadership positions in the US and in Europe. Prior to joining Honeywell, Alex served for six years in the textile industry and began his career in his native Madagascar.
Alex was named a 2010 Automotive News Eurostar, widely considered the top honor for an executive in the European automotive marketplace. He has also been featured as an industry expert in dozens of publications including the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg/Business Week and Automotive News.
He holds a B.A in Finance from the University of Dauphine (France), and an MBA from the HEC School of Management in France. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
Alex is an avid classic racecar driver and winner of the 2008 Morocco Classic Race.