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Honeywell CEO Dave Cote Named One Of The Top 100 Leaders In STEM Education And Careers

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Honeywell CEO Dave Cote Named One Of The Top 100 Leaders In STEM Education And Careers

08:00 EDT Thursday, June 20, 2013

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Chairman and CEO Dave Cote was named to the list of 100 CEO Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) by STEMconnector®, the one-stop-shop for STEM information.  This is the third major award that Mr. Cote has received in 2013.  Earlier this year, he was recognized as one of the World's Best CEOs by Barrons, and last month was named CEO of the Year by Chief Executive.    

"Honeywell invests in STEM through our Honeywell Hometown Solutions organization, delivering high-quality, award-winning programs that deliver results we can quantify ? one community, one home, one teacher and one student at a time," said Cote.  "I am proud of our commitment to these efforts, and honored to be named to this elite list."

"The 100 CEO leaders in STEM represent the best thinking at the highest levels," said STEMconnector® CEO Edie Fraser.  "It is all about CEO commitment. We must ensure America's youth and workforce are equipped with the STEM skills needed to compete in the market economy."

Cote is being recognized for championing multiple STEM-related programs, including the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy, which is available exclusively to children of Honeywell employees to develop their leadership skills through science-oriented workshops, lectures and team exercises, and the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy, where middle school teachers participate in 45 hours of classroom, laboratory and training focused specifically on science and space exploration. Other STEM-related programs include the Honeywell Initiative for Science & Engineering, which brings Nobel laureates to universities in emerging regions to inspire students to pursue careers in science and engineering. Another award-winning program is FMA Live!, bringing hip hop-style science education to middle school students who learn Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion and the process of scientific inquiry in an innovative, entertaining and memorable way.

Since its formation in 2005, Honeywell Hometown Solutions has become one of the most recognized corporate citizenship initiatives in the world, receiving more than 65 awards for its community outreach efforts.

The Top 100 CEO Leaders in STEM article and list appears in STEMconnector®'s latest publication and includes CEO profiles and views on technology, innovation, careers and best practice, as well as the future of the United States' national competitiveness and the need for a STEM workforce.

The publication is available online now and in hardcopy through the STEMconnector® website. To read the full list of honorees, visit

Fortune Magazine will include a special advertorial section with the complete listing of the 100 CEO Leaders in STEM in its Global issue, to be released July 23.  Sponsors include KPMG; Cisco; Raytheon; Dow Chemical; PTC; TATA Consultancy Services; and University of Phoenix. The publication partners are US News & World Report; Business-Higher Education Forum; The Manufacturing Institute; and Fortune Magazine.

About HoneywellHoneywell International ( is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and performance materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit

About Honeywell Hometown SolutionsHoneywell Hometown Solutions, the company's corporate citizenship initiative, focuses on five areas of vital importance: Family Safety & Security, Housing & Shelter, Science & Math Education, Habitat & Conservation, and Humanitarian Relief. Together with leading public and non-profit institutions, Honeywell has developed powerful programs to address these needs in the communities it serves. For more information, please visit

About STEMconnector®STEMconnector® is "the one-stop-shop" for STEM information. With several products and services, STEMconnector® supports its members design, implement and measure their STEM strategies. Since its launch in 2011, STEMconnector® has been the leader in leveraging a network of STEM stakeholders and "making things happen." STEMconnector®'s charge is to identify, inform and connect entities working in STEM Education/Careers to assess smart STEM investments and results. For information on how to become a sponsor, contact:

Media Contact:Kerry Kennedy+1 973 455

SOURCE Honeywell

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