Darius Adamczyk

Executive Chairman


Darius Adamczyk is Executive Chairman of Honeywell. In this role, Darius is focused on supporting customer relationships, business development, enterprise strategic planning, portfolio shaping, and global government relations. He was first elected Honeywell Chairman in April 2018. Darius also served as Chief Executive Officer from March 2017 to June 2023. Under his leadership, the company streamlined its portfolio and end markets, simplified and digitized functional operations, and outperformed the market and company’s peer group. Prior to his CEO position, he was President and Chief Operating Officer for one year. He originally joined the company in 2008 when Metrologic, where he was serving as Chief Executive Officer, was acquired by Honeywell. He served as President of Honeywell’s Scanning and Mobility business for four years, doubling the size of the business, before leading a turnaround over two years as President of Process Solutions. In 2014, Darius was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies. Before joining Honeywell, Darius held several leadership positions with Ingersoll Rand and Booz Allen Hamilton. He began his career as an electrical engineer at General Electric in 1988. He earned his MBA from Harvard University, a master’s degree in computer engineering from Syracuse University, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Michigan State University. In 2023, Darius was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. He received the Legend of Leadership Awards from Yale School of Management in 2022. He is Vice Chair of the U.S.-China Business Council, a member of the Business Roundtable Board of Directors and a member of the Business Council and Aspen Economic Strategy Group. In addition, he was elected to the Board of Directors for Johnson & Johnson in 2022.