Mark James was appointed Honeywell’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Communications in November, 2007. James is responsible for leading global human resources strategy and programs for the company’s 130,000 employees in more than 100 countries. This includes organization and talent development, staffing, learning, compensation and benefits, labor and employee relations, HR services, and the Six Sigma training organization. His role also includes leading the company’s communications, procurement and aviation functions.
Prior to this position, James was Vice President of Human Resources and Communications for Honeywell Aerospace, a position he held since October 2004, leading HR strategies for the $12 billion business and its more than 40,000 employees. James joined Honeywell in February, 2000 as director of Human Resources for Federal Manufacturing & Technologies in Kansas City and was promoted in March, 2001 to Vice President of Human Resources for Aerospace Electronic Systems in Phoenix.
Prior to Honeywell, James held a variety of Human Resources positions with Iomega, JM Family Enterprises (Toyota distributor), AT&T and Lockheed Martin.
James holds a master’s degree from the University of Utah in Public Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources, and a business administration degree in Personnel and Industrial Relations from Utah State University. James is a designated Senior Professional in Human Resources, a Certified Compensation Professional and a Certified Benefits Professional. He is a certified Six Sigma Leadership Black Belt.