President for Honeywell Building Solutions - Middle East, Russia, Turkey and Africa
Paolo Cervini is the President for Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS) -Middle East, Russia, Turkey and Africa. He has the leadership responsibility for accelerating HBS organic/inorganic growth and profitability in the Region and drives a 200M$ business across 3 continents that delivers safety, security, and energy efficiency solutions to leading organizations in the public and private sector.
Paolo joined Honeywell after more than 15 years of experience with Philips – with almost eight years of that time based in the Middle East, where he grew that business tenfold. He held a variety of management roles with increasing responsibility in Product Marketing, Sales and General Management, and since 2014 Paolo served as Senior Vice President and President of Philips Lighting Middle East and Turkey. Since 2012 he also has been President of Middle East Lighting Association.
Paolo holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and MBA from SDA Bocconi – Milan. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics Engineering from the Politecnico of Milan. He resides in Dubai with his wife and kids.