Honeywell Life Safety Sensors Div. Appoints New Leadership

Sean Clay has been promoted to the role of general manager & Alexandre Naef has taken on the role of sales leader

Honeywell Life Safety Sensors division Sean Clay Alexandre Naef

Honeywell Life Safety has made some senior appointments within its Sensors Div. this month. Sean Clay has been promoted to the role of general manager, and Alexandre Naef, former Johnson & Johnson director, has taken on the role of sales leader. Sean Clay reports to David Wilson, VPGM of the wider Systems & Sensors Div. within Honeywell Life Safety.

The Sensors Div. employs more than 1,000 people globally and includes gas sensor manufacturer City Technology, and fire detection and evacuation brands System Sensor and KAC Alarm Co. 

Clay was previously sales director for the Honeywell Life Safety Sensing & Devices Div.. Other roles included head of marketing and business development director at Novar Intelligent Building Systems and sales and service manager for Gent Ltd. He has an MBA in strategic marketing and planning.

Naef was formerly managing director of Jude Medical in Switzerland and general manager at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices in Paris. He also co-founded a start-up business and has a master's degree in economics.

“Alexandre will be a great asset to Honeywell with his extensive global brand experience. His key responsibility will be developing and executing successful global sales and marketing strategies and for driving uptake of new products such as FAAST aspiration detection, next generation AV devices and long life oxygen and ammonia gas sensors," Clay said. "Honeywell Life Safety Sensors is a world class business creating inspirational solutions for customers. I am looking forward in my new role as General Manager to continuing to deliver great service and value for customers, whilst driving the business forward into new global markets and achieving sustainable profitable growth, as we continue to invest in new technologies."


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