Terrence Hahn - President and CEO HBT

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 software industrial company. Honeywell invents and manufactures technologies to address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to energy efficiency, clean energy generation, customer comfort, safety, security and productivity. With $9.2 billion in revenues based on 2015 performance, HBT is a pioneer in the Internet of Things (IoT), developing the next generation of connected offerings for homes, buildings and utilities. HBT’s products and technologies operate in more than 150 million homes and 10 million buildings worldwide. 

Previously, Terrence served as President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems (TS) in Rolle, Switzerland, where he guided rapid global expansion. 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 materials with low global warming potential 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., in a variety of leadership positions, including roles based in Taiwan, Malaysia and Canada. 

Terrence earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in materials science from Lehigh University, and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.