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January 15, 2017

Milind Godbole Appointed VP and General Manager of North America for Honeywell Transportation Systems

Milind Godbole

Milind Godbole is a HON TS vice president and the general manager for North America.

DETRIOT – Jan 15, 2017 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON), announced that Milind Godbole has been named the new vice president and general manager of Honeywell Transportation Systems (TS) North America, and is also serving as a member of the Transportation Systems Leadership Team. This position is based out of Plymouth, Michigan and reports to Oliver Rabiller, TS CEO and president.

Godbole has a combined 17 years of experience in various roles with Honeywell, spending the past five years serving as the managing director of Honeywell TS in Pune, Maharashtra. Responsible for developing business strategies and driving growth acceleration across the company’s presence in India, Godbole has a proven track record within Honeywell that he will bring to North America.

“In this role, Milind will lead a strong and experienced team to develop TS further in North America; including maximizing market opportunities for the automotive software and electric product offerings,” said Rabiller. “Godbole’s well-rounded experience with both domestic and global exports are expected to enhance and propel TS in these aforementioned market opportunities.”

Honeywell TS is currently expanding its product portfolio as seen in the development of its latest VNT turbocharger for gasoline engines. This technology has already won awards representing its best-in-class performance for the industry in 2017. Godbole will oversee the expansion of TS business in North America including automotive software development, cybersecurity, and the electrification of hybrid powertrains and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Prior to working at Honeywell, Godbole spent 14 years in the building solutions industry in the Middle East and India. He holds an Engineering degree and Masters in Management from University of Pune.


About Honeywell Aerospace

Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft, and its turbochargers are used by nearly every automaker and truck manufacturer around the world. The Aerospace business unit develops innovative solutions for more fuel efficient automobiles and airplanes, more direct and on-time flights, safer flying and runway traffic, along with aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity services, logistics and more. The business delivers safer, faster, and more efficient and comfortable transportation-related experiences worldwide. For more information, visit or follow us at @Honeywell_Aero and @Honeywell_Turbo.

About Honeywell

Honeywell ( is a Fortune 100 software-industrial company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace and automotive products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; and performance materials globally.  Our technologies help everything from aircraft, cars, homes and buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and more sustainable.  For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit

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