SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Kate Adams, senior VP and general counsel at Honeywell International, Inc., is scheduled to give the keynote address at the upcoming annual meeting of CenterState CEO. The event is set for next Thursday, April 27 at the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center at Oncenter in Syracuse
The luncheon is the region’s “largest” annual gathering of business and community leaders, CenterState CEO said in a news release issued Wednesday.
Adams is responsible for managing all of the company’s legal affairs, as well as government relations; health, safety, environment, product stewardship and sustainability; and global security.
In her remarks, Adams will share her experience leading Honeywell’s Onondaga Lake cleanup and restoration efforts for which she has had responsibility since joining the company in 2003. She’ll also share her insight into the company’s global growth strategy.
As part of the leadership team at Honeywell, Adams has a “unique perspective on the strategies and forward-looking approaches required for businesses to excel in the global marketplace,” CenterState CEO said.
“Honeywell has been at the center of one of this community’s most ambitious undertakings — the cleanup of Onondaga Lake. We are excited to have Ms. Adams share her perspective on Honeywell’s commitment to the developing collaborative solutions that helped restore our lake to its rightful place as a remarkable community asset,” Robert Simpson, president and CEO of CenterState CEO, said in the organization’s release. “As we look through the lens of history, this project serves as reminder, and a model, for what can be achieved when we come together with a bold, long-term, vision and take action to break through our most pressing challenges to drive transformative outcomes.”
Morris Plains, New Jersey–based Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) is a $40 billion, Fortune 100 technology and manufacturing company that operates through four business segments: Aerospace, Home and Building Technologies, Performance Materials and Technologies, and Safety and Productivity Solutions. Honeywell has a global workforce of about 130,000 people in about 70 countries.
CenterState CEO will also use its annual meeting to announce its 2017 Business of the Year award winners.
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TOP PHOTO CAPTION: Kate Adams, senior VP and general counsel at Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON), will deliver the keynote address at April 27 annual meeting of CenterState CEO at the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center at Oncenter in Syracuse. (Photo credit: Honeywell website)
BOTTOM PHOTO CAPTION: Robert Simpson, president and CEO of CenterState CEO, addresses the gathering during the organization’s annual meeting in 2016. (Eric Reinhardt / BJNN file photo)