Honeywell has appointed Scott Zhang as President of Honeywell China.

Within his new role, Zhang will be responsible for executing Honeywell’s business objectives in the company’s single largest country market outside the US.

“We have long history of development in China, and strong commitment to better serve the China market,” said Shane Tedjarati, President of Honeywell Global High Growth Regions.

“His unique experience and proven track record will be a definite asset as we continue our success in this important market.”

Zhang previously served as President of Honeywell Technology Solutions for four years. In is role, Zhang drove an internal innovation process along with external ecosystem partnerships to strengthen Honeywell’s technological leadership as a competitive advantage.

Prior to that, Zhang served seven years as Asia leader for Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies business, where he oversaw a period of significant growth. Prior to that, he worked for Honeywell UOP for 18 years.

Zhang replaces William Yu, who will now take a global leadership role within Honeywell.