Terrence Hahn is President and CEO of Transportation Systems and an officer at Honeywell, a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macrotrends such as energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity. Honeywell Transportation Systems provides world-class technologies to passenger and commercial vehicles manufacturers globally.
Since being name to the role in early 2013, Hahn has guided the rapid global expansion of the turbocharger business by delivering the no compromise solution of increased fuel efficiency and reduced tailpipe emissions all with higher torque enhancing the fun to drive factor for automotive consumers. Since his arrival the business is launching several hundred new engine programs and securing a record number of new program wins with nearly all passenger and commercial vehicle manufacturers around the world. His customer-focused approached has delivered much improved financial and operational performance and the business was named a finalist for the prestigious Automotive News PACE Award for innovation.
Prior to Transportation Systems, Hahn was Vice President and General Manager of Honeywell's Fluorine Products business, a global material development leaders in energy efficiency and environmental compliance solutions. During his time with Fluorine Products, Hahn transformed the business, developing the Solstice ™ platform of non-ozone depleting and low global warming potential materials to meet the demand of the HVAC, appliance, supermarket, insulation, automotive, and consumer products industries. He also expanded the business footprint in Asia, while creating step change improvements in cross-functional operations and business profitability, all with a deep commitment to providing customer value.
Prior to joining Honeywell in 2007, Hahn spent nearly 20 years with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. He last served as senior director for the company's global Electronic Specialty Materials business based in Taipei, Taiwan. Hahn also served in a number of other capacities for Air Products, including country manager for Malaysia, business development manager for refinery hydrogen, and on-sites manager for Canada. He also was integration business leader for the company's acquisition of Ashland's Electronic Chemicals business in 2003. He earned a bachelor's and master's degree in materials science from Lehigh University, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.