SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT – December 9, 2016
(Date of earliest event reported)
honeywell international inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)
|115 TABOR ROAD, MORRIS PLAINS, NEW JERSEY||07950|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (973) 455-2000
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Effective December 9, 2016, Mr. Darius Adamczyk, age 50, was elected to the Board of Directors of Honeywell International Inc. (“Honeywell” or the “Company”). The election of Mr. Adamczyk to Honeywell’s Board of Directors is part of the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) succession plan announced on June 28, 2016 whereby Mr. Adamczyk will succeed Honeywell’s current Chairman and CEO, Mr. David M. Cote, as CEO on March 31, 2017. On that date, Mr. Cote will cease to be CEO but remain as an employee of the Company in the capacity as Chairman of the Board through Honeywell’s 2018 shareowners meeting. Mr. Adamczyk is currently Honeywell’s President and Chief Operating Officer, a position he will continue to hold until he succeeds Mr. Cote as CEO. Mr. Adamczyk will not serve on any of the Committees of the Board of Directors.
A copy of the press release issued by the Company regarding the election of Mr. Adamczyk to its Board of Directors is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Exhibits
99.1 Press Release dated December 12, 2016, entitled “Honeywell President and Chief Operating Officer Darius Adamczyk Elected to Company’s Board of Directors.”
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: December 12, 2016||HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.|
By: /s/ Jeffrey N. Neuman
Jeffrey N. Neuman
Vice President, Corporate Secretary and
Deputy General Counsel