Terrence Hahn is President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems, a $3.8 billion global business and one of Honeywell’s four strategic business groups. Honeywell Transportation Systems is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative automotive technologies including Garrett® turbochargers and Bendix® and Jurid® braking materials.
Since being named to this role in April 2013, Terrence has helped expand the business globally, launching more than 100 new engine programs in 2013 and helping secure a record number of new programs with passenger and commercial vehicle manufacturers around the world. His customer-focused approach helped deliver improved financial and operational performance and the business was named as a finalist for the prestigious Automotive News PACE Award for innovation.
Before Transportation Systems, Terrence was Vice President and General Manager of Honeywell’s Fluorine Products business, a global materials development leader in energy efficiency and environmental compliance solutions. During his time with Fluorine Products, Terrence transformed the business, developing the Solstice™ platform of non-ozone depleting and low global warming potential materials to meet the demands of the HVAC, appliance, supermarket, insulation, automotive and consumer products industries. He also expanded the business footprint into Asia, while creating step-change improvements in cross-functional operations and business profitability, all with a deep commitment to providing customer value.
Prior to joining Honeywell in 2007, Terrence spent nearly 20 years with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. He last served as senior director for the company’s global Electronic Specialty Materials business based in Taiwan. Terrence also served in a number of other capacities for Air Products, including country manager for Malaysia, business development manager for refinery hydrogen, and on-sites manager for Canada. He also was integration business leader for the company’s acquisition of Ashland’s Electronic Chemicals business in 2003.
Terrence earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in materials science from Lehigh University, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.