Board Member, Sciens Building Solutions
Business Services (Security & Safety)
Mark brings over 35 years of experience in security and safety to the Sciens board. Most recently he was President and CEO of Honeywell Life Safety (HLS), a $3.9 billion strategic business unit (a portfolio of global businesses) of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions (ACS). HLS is a global leader in commercial fire systems and sensors, gas and flame detection and personal protection equipment. During his 14 year tenure at HLS, Mark led the acquisitions of Norcross (US/$1.2B), Sperian (France/$1.4B) and King’s Safetywear (Singapore/$338M), among others.
Mark’s career began at Fire-Lite Alarms, Inc., a modest, 25-employee family business. In 1984, he sold Fire-Lite to the Pittway Corporation of Chicago, Illinois, a long time Fire-Lite customer. Mark remained president of Fire-Lite Alarms, Inc., and in 1987 was additionally named president of NOTIFIER, also acquired by Pittway.
Mark’s accomplishments have been recognized with the prestigious Honeywell Hero Award in 2001, the top Honeywell Senior Leadership Award in 2004, and as an inaugural inductee into the Security Industry Hall of Fame by Security Sales Magazine. He has served on the Board of Directors of the University of New Haven and Latricrete International, as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Easter Seals/Goodwill Industries.
B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Denver; honorary Doctor of Business from the University of New Haven.
Mark serves as a Director of Sciens Building Solutions.