Darius Adamczyk, president and CEO of Honeywell, will succeed the retiring Dave Cote as chairman by the end of April.
â€œThe board concluded that Darius will provide decisive strategic leadership and strong execution of Honeywell’s significant portfolio change and deployment of our core technological strengths related to software, data analytics and the industrial internet of things,â€ Jaime Chico Pardo, lead director at Honeywell, said in a statement published Wednesday.
Adamczyk assumed the president and CEO roles in March 2017 after he served as chief operating officer.
He previously served asÂ president and CEO of Honeywellâ€™s performance materials and technologies business andÂ president of the companyâ€™s process solutions business.
He also led Honeywellâ€™s scanning and mobility business after the industrial conglomerate acquired Metrologic in 2008.
Prior to Honeywell, Adamczyk previously worked atÂ Booz Allen Hamilton,Â Ingersoll RandÂ andÂ General Electric.
Duncan Angove, president of products and support at Infor, has been named to Honeywellâ€™s board as an independent director.
Angove, who is up for re-election at Honeywell’s annual shareholders meeting on April 23, previously held senior management positions at Oracle and Retek.
He is a former board member at 8thBridge and began his career at Andersen Consulting.