Gary Michel is President and CEO of Honeywell Home and Building Technologies, which develops connected products and software that operate in more than 150 million homes and 10 million buildings worldwide. Gary joined Honeywell in October 2017 from Ingersoll-Rand Company, where he has held a series of large leadership roles over 32 years.
Most recently, he served as senior vice president and president, Residential Solutions, a segment that he turned around over six years with substantial improvements in revenue, operating income, share gain, rapid-cycle commercialization processes and expansion of the technology platform. Gary has also led Ingersoll-Rand’s Club Car; Road Development / Construction Technologies; and Utility Equipment / Construction Technologies businesses. Other roles he has held include executive director, Corporate Development, and general manager, Aftermarket Division, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Gary earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech and his MBA at the University of Phoenix. He also serves as an independent director for Cooper Tire and Rubber Company.