About Norm Gilsdorf
President, Russia, Central Asia, Middle East Honeywell International, Inc.
Norman L. Gilsdorf, Sr. is the President for Russia, Central Asia and Middle East at Honeywell International Inc., a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address tough challenges linked to global megatrends such as safety, security, and energy. He was elected to the role of President in May 2012. Mr. Gilsdorf served as the President of Honeywell Process Solutions of Honeywell International from February 2009 to May 2012. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Gilsdorf held numerous position at UOP LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc. He served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Process Technology and Equipment business, which served the refining, petrochemical and gas processing industries. Before that, Mr. Gilsdorf was responsible for UOP’s Catalysts, Adsorbents and Specialties business unit, and prior to that held various technical services, research and development, business development and marketing and sales roles. He joined UOP in 1977.
Mr. Gilsdorf has considerable global business experience. In addition to his role leading the Process Solutions business in EMEA, Gilsdorf spent five years working for UOP in the United Kingdom in various roles, where he served as Director of Sales and Services across Europe, Middle East, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), India and Africa for the petrochemical industries. He also spent seven years in Moscow as Director of Sales and Services for the CIS region, where he and his team helped launch UOP into Russia in the 1990s.
Mr. Gilsdorf holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University (Lafayette,IN) and an MBA in International Business and Finance from Northwestern University.