President and Chief Operating Officer / President and CEO, Performance Materials and Technologies
Vimal Kapur is President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Honeywell. His focus in this role is to create new solutions to help Honeywell customers drive their sustainability transformations and accelerate their digital transformation journeys. In addition, Vimal oversees Honeywell’s operating system, Honeywell Accelerator, across the organization. Until a new successor is named, Vimal retains his role as President and CEO of Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT), a business group that develops process technologies, automation solutions, advanced materials and industrial software that are transforming industries around the world.
Vimal previously served for three years as President and CEO of Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT), a business that improves energy performance, air quality, and the safety and security of commercial buildings. HBT’s products are used in more than 10 million buildings worldwide. Prior to Vimal’s HBT leadership role, he served as President of Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) where, in 2015, he led the business through an oil and gas downturn and positioned it to emerge as an even stronger competitor. Before that, Vimal was Vice President and General Manager of the Advanced Solutions line of business for HPS, where he built the foundation of a strong software business.
Over a Honeywell career that has spanned more than three decades, Vimal has held several other key leadership positions, including Managing Director for Honeywell Automation India Limited (HAIL). Vimal graduated from Thapar Institute of Engineering in Patiala, India, as an electronics engineer with a specialization in instrumentation.