Alex Ismail is the President and CEO of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions (ACS), a global leader in environmental controls, building process solutions, and life safety, security, sensing, scanning, and mobility products that help to create safer, more comfortable, more secure, and more productive environments, which generated more than $16 billion in revenue in 2013.
Alex was most recently the President of Honeywell Energy, Safety, and Security (ESS) within ACS, overseeing its five business units - Environmental and Combustion Controls, Life Safety, Security Group, Scanning & Mobility, and Sensing and Control. Prior to this, he spent almost 15 years in Honeywell Transportation Systems, a global leader in the development and production of innovative automotive technologies, as the President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems, President of Honeywell Turbo Technologies, Vice President and General Manager of Turbo for EMEA and India and in various leadership roles in sales and marketing. 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 race car driver and winner of the 2008 Morocco Classic Race.