DES PLAINES, Ill., July 18, 2016 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) UOP announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Liebert has been named by Profiles in Diversity Journal® in its 15th annual Women Worth Watching Awards®.
Liebert was named to her current position in April, and previously served as Vice President and General Manager of UOP’s Catalysts, Adsorbents and Specialties business, where she achieved strong financial performance in a difficult industry environment. Prior to that, she was vice president and general manager of the company’s Gas Processing and Hydrogen business, tripling sales in only three years to more than $1 billion annually.
In announcing the winners, Profiles in Diversity Journal publisher James Rector said, “Collectively, these women are forging ahead with global acclaim in strategies that are making a difference in their workplace, marketplace and around the world. These leaders bring an array of life experiences and views that consistently produce a variety of new concepts and ideas,” he added.
Liebert joined Honeywell UOP in 2012 from Honeywell’s Electronic Materials division, where she led the business into new markets, diversified the product portfolio, and drove new product development, steering the business through an industry downturn and positioning it for a strong recovery. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky, a doctorate in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and an M.B.A from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Profiles in Diversity Journal is a quarterly magazine dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the corporate, government, nonprofit, higher education, and military sectors. For more than 16 years, the publication has helped to stimulate organizational change by showcasing the visionary leadership, innovative programs, and committed individuals that are making it happen.
Honeywell UOP (www.uop.com) is a leading international supplier and licensor of process technology, catalysts, adsorbents, equipment, and consulting services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries. Honeywell UOP is part of Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies strategic business group, which also includes Honeywell Process Solutions (www.honeywellprocess.com), a pioneer in automation control, instrumentation and services for the oil and gas, refining, petrochemical, chemical and other industries.
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; turbochargers; and performSance materials. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.
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