Steady Fundamentals

Consistent and Steady Leadership Produces Long-Term Impact

Today we welcome Mark R. James to our leadership show.

Mark is the Senior Vice president of Human Resources, Procurement, and Communications at Honeywell

Mark has an impressive pedigree in international business leadership.

In this podcast, Mark shares unique insights on leadership topics such as:

  • How to have both a successful and enjoyable career while still having a life,
  • How to use data to make important policy decisions,
  • How to approach talent development,
  • How to become a sought-after talent,
  • How to build trust in your organization,
  • And how to lead a multi-national organization.

We welcome Mark James to Leaders247.

About Mark

Mark James is Honeywell’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Procurement and Communications, a position he was appointed to in November 2007. A member of Honeywell’s senior leadership team, Mark is responsible for leading global human resources strategy and programs for the company’s 132,000 employees in more than 100 countries. This includes organization and talent development, staffing, learning, compensation and benefits, labor and employee relations, HR services, and the Six Sigma training organization. His role also includes leading the company’s procurement, communications and aviation functions. In 2013, he was named HR Executive of the Year by HR Executive Magazine.

Prior to this position, Mark was Vice President of Human Resources and Communications for Honeywell Aerospace, a position he held since October 2004, leading HR strategies for the $12 billion business and its more than 40,000 employees. Mark joined Honeywell in February 2000 as director of Human Resources for Federal Manufacturing & Technologies in Kansas City and was promoted in March 2001 to Vice President of Human Resources for Aerospace Electronic Systems in Phoenix.

Prior to Honeywell, Mark held a variety of Human Resources positions with Iomega, JM Family Enterprises (Toyota distributor), AT&T and Lockheed Martin.

Mark holds a master’s degree from the University of Utah in Public Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources, and a business administration degree in Personnel and Industrial Relations from Utah State University. He is a designated Senior Professional in Human Resources, a Certified Compensation Professional and a Certified Benefits Professional. Mark is a certified Six Sigma Leadership Black Belt.

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