Olivier Rabiller was named President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems (TS) in July 2016 and serves as 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. TS is a global leader in turbocharger technologies, which have been proven to help increase fuel efficiency by up to 40 percent in diesel engines and 20 percent in gasoline powertrains, enabling leaner and smaller engines that offer big-engine responsiveness – all with fewer emissions. TS has a rich turbo portfolio that covers the broadest range of engine applications, from micro cars with engines below 1L to off-highway applications with engine displacement above 100L. TS is also introducing automotive software solutions that leverage the extensive software and algorithm expertise from Honeywell Aerospace and its other business groups.
Prior to Olivier’s current role, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Honeywell Transportation Systems for High Growth Regions, Business Development, and Aftermarket, for two years. He managed the TS businesses in China, India and Brazil as part of his responsibilities for generating growth in the fastest-growing geographies around the world. His responsibilities also included the global aftermarket; business development; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; and licensing.
Previously, Olivier served two years as Vice President and General Manager, Transportation Systems Aftermarket. In this role, he was responsible for a dedicated end-to-end cross-functional and cross-business organization that allowed Honeywell to better serve turbocharger and brake component distributors.
Earlier positions within Honeywell included roles as the Vice President of Sourcing for Transportation Systems for three years; Vice President of Customer Management for Passenger Vehicles at Honeywell Turbo Technologies; Vice President, European Sales and Customer Management; and Director of Marketing and Business Development for the European region. Olivier joined Honeywell in 2002 as Senior Program Manager and Business Development Manager for Turbo Technologies EMEA.
Olivier’s extensive experience includes seven years at Renault in Customer Services, Engine Project Management and Purchasing. As Purchasing Manager for powertrain operations in South America, he built a purchasing organization from scratch and developed sourcing strategies to achieve local content development targets.
Olivier holds an engineering degree from Ecole Centrale Nantes and an M.B.A. from INSEAD. He is fluent in French, English and Portuguese.