With more than 600 of the world’s most influential business and diplomatic leaders in attendance, Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote accepted the American Australian Association’s Award for Excellence in Building Business Relationships at a ceremony in New York City on November 4.
“This award is very gratifying to me. We’re very proud of what we’ve accomplished in Australia,” said Cote as he accepted the award. “There is a lot of excellent work for our two countries to build upon, and at Honeywell we look forward to being a part of it.”
Honeywell Limited Australia employs nearly 2,100 people, with offices in every state and territory. Honeywell’s research and development efforts in the region include the Honeywell Software Center in Sydney, which has a global reputation for advanced software solutions, providing advanced design, technical support and maintenance for industrial and building management systems. Honeywell is also investing in the future of engineering innovation through a number of outstanding educational programs focused on both students and teachers in Australia.
The American Australian Association was established in 1948 by Sir Keith Murdoch and is the largest privately funded nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting cooperation and understanding between the United States and Australia. The association awards postgraduate educational fellowships to Australians and Americans for advanced research and study in the United States and Australia. To date, more than 150 Fellows have received awards to continue their studies in fields such as engineering, medicine, sustainability and technology.