Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced that it has appointed Sach Sankpal as global president for Honeywell Safety Products, part of the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions’ Life Safety business.
Sach Sankpal, who joined Honeywell in 2010 as vice president of strategy & marketing for Honeywell Life Safety, has led the Safety Products business within Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI) for the last two years. During this time Sach has built a strong business foundation centred on strategy development, execution, a focus on people development and culture.
“It is a privilege to be named Global president of Honeywell Safety Products, a business that I am tremendously passionate about.” commented Sach. “I am incredibly excited to lead a business and a team which, thanks to over 50 years of experience and innovation, has such a strong commitment to the safety of people at work and are passionate about providing them with high-performance and comfortable personal protection solutions. My top priority will be to build upon our strong position in the global safety industry by expanding our portfolio of leading-edge personal protective equipment (PPE), training, services, and value-added programs that support an enduring culture of safety.” He added.
Prior to joining Honeywell Safety Products, Sach held positions with companies such as Avaya, Inc., Trimble Navigation, Ltd. and Navigant Consulting. He brings over 20 years of diversified general management experience, with previous leadership roles held in strategy, marketing, finance, operations and sales.
Sach holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Rutgers University, a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Honeywell Safety Products (HSP) is the leading global manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE), providing an unmatched portfolio of head-to toe protection offerings including head, hearing, eye/face, respiratory, hand, footwear, clothing and fall protection. HSP covers all the PPE needs of men and women working in high-risk situations in vertical markets such as heavy industries, automotive, construction, manufacturing industries, transportation, utilities, fire safety, oil & gas, wind energy, army and nuclear.