MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell is making changes. Yesterday, the company made an internal announcement that it’s combining its security and fire businesses into one new business, Honeywell Security and Fire (HSF).
David Paja, who took over as president of Honeywell Security Group in January, has been named president of HSF.
HSF will be a business unit within Honeywell Automation & Control Solutions (ACS) division.
Paja will report to Alex Ismail, president and CEO of ACS. Before being named president of Honeywell Security Group in January, Paja was VP and GM for Honeywell Transportation Systems in China and India.
Gary Lederer, president of the legacy Honeywell Fire Safety business, will lead the integration of the businesses until 2016, when he will retire. Lederer has been with Honeywell for 16 years and in the life safety business for 27 years.
The Honeywell sales teams in the legacy HSG and HFS businesses will remain in place.
A Honeywell internal announcement said: “The company remains committed to supporting its customers with the same level of reliable and quality products, service and delivery throughout this process, with a focus on transparency and open communication.”
It also said that “the combination of the two businesses offers a broader and more robust portfolio of best-in-class products and end-to-end connected solutions for Homes and Buildings.”