Terrence Hahn is President and CEO of Honeywell’s newly formed Home and Building Technologies (HBT) business group and an officer at Honeywell, a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macro trends such as energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity. With $9.2 billion in revenues based on 2015 performance, HBT benefits from Honeywell’s advanced software and connectivity capability combined with an installed base of products and technologies in more than 150 million homes and 10 million buildings worldwide that help homeowners stay connected and in control of home comfort, security and fire systems, and air and water purification, and that help building owners and occupants ensure their facilities are safe, comfortable, and sustainable.
Previously, Terrence served as President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems (TS) for three years, where he guided rapid global expansion by delivering the no-compromise solution of increased fuel efficiency and reduced tailpipe emissions all with higher torque enhancing the fun to drive factor for the automotive consumer. Under Terrence’s leadership, TS launched several hundred engine programs and secured a record number of new program wins with passenger and commercial vehicle manufacturers around the world. His customer-focused approached delivered much improved financial and operational performance and the business was named a finalist twice for the prestigious Automotive News PACE Award for innovation.
Before TS, 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 M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.