New Delhi: Honeywell Automation India Limited announced appointment of Suresh Senapaty as its Additional Director (Non-Executive, Independent), and Chairman of Board of Directors.Suresh will be responsible for contributing to HAIL`s overall strategy and to provide counsel on corporate governance, business, and financial matters. He succeeds Surendra. L. Rao, who served as member of the Board of Directors of HAIL since January 2002.
Suresh`s global and local experience will provide the right financial vision for a company like HAIL, which brings both global technology expertise, and local capabilities to address the unique needs of Indian customers," said Managing Director HAIL Vikas Chadha."We are also grateful to Rao for his contribution to HAIL over the last 14 years. He leaves behind a legacy of strong governance and values at the company," added Chadha.Suresh has proven industry experience spanning more than three decades in finance, governance, and strategy. He has held leadership and board positions at several Wipro companies, having previously led its finance function across its information technology, consumer care, infrastructure engineering, and healthcare businesses.
Commenting on his appointment, Suresh said, "Honeywell technologies help solve some of the world`s toughest challenges in energy efficiency, safety, security, and productivity. Honeywell is also equally local, with many decades of service in India. I am excited to be part of this company and look forward to see the business grow in India."HAIL is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE), and offers integrated industrial process automation and control solution for oil and gas and other industries; environmental and energy solutions; building solutions; and sensing and productivity solutions for homes, and industrial and commercial facilities; global manufacturing; and global services.