Norman L. Gilsdorf is President of Honeywell, High Growth Regions (HGR), Russia, Central Asia, and the Middle East, leading the planning, investment, and creation of operational structures to establish strong business growth in these key regions. Prior to his current role he served as President, Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS), a leading Strategic Business Unit of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions (ACS).
Gilsdorf joined Honeywell in 2006 at the time of Honeywell’s acquisition of the UOP business. He began his career at UOP in 1977 and lead the growth of the UOP Process Technology and Equipment and Catalyst and Adsorbent businesses, serving the refining, petrochemical and gas processing industries. He has spent much of the last 20 years developing business for both UOP and HPS in Asia, Russia and the Middle East. He serves on the Boards of multiple Joint Ventures.
Gilsdorf has a chemical engineering degree from Purdue University, where he was recognized in 2010 with a Distinguished Alumni Award. He was also inducted into the Purdue Co-Op Hall of Fame in 2011. He also has an MBA in international business and finance from Northwestern University. He resides in Dubai.