LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (May 20, 2014) – Honeywell announced it has appointed Sach Sankpal as president for Honeywell Safety Products, a part of the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions’ Life Safety business.

Honeywell Safety Products (HSP) manufactures 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.

Sankpal joined Honeywell in 2010 as vice president of strategy & marketing in Honeywell Life Safety and most recently led Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI) for HSP. Prior to joining Honeywell, Sankpal worked at Avaya, Inc., and Trimble Navigation, Ltd. and Navigant Consulting. He brings over 20 years of diversified general management experience, with leadership roles held in strategy, marketing, finance, operations and sales.

Sankpal earned 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 is a technology and manufacturing company, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials.