- Highlighting Honeywell’s digitalization efforts and the importance of collecting data and analytics
- Illustrating how to create a seamless Digital Operations Platform to use data more effectively and connect the operation end-to-end
- Exploring how a large company streamlines and standardizes manufacturing processes to improve visibility
- Ensuring manufacturing helps drive Honeywell’s sustainability goals and strategies
SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer
Torsten Pilz is Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer.
Torsten has broad responsibilities for the integrated supply chain, including procurement and driving improvements in plant efficiency and working capital while continuing to enhance quality and delivery.
Prior to Honeywell, Torsten served as Vice President, Supply Chain, for SpaceX, where he was responsible for planning, purchasing, material management and logistics. He built and developed a team that supported dozens of launches a year as well as the development and production of the Falcon and Falcon Heavy Rockets, the Dragon Spacecraft and the SpaceX’ satellite program. Prior to that, he served four years as Vice President, Worldwide Operations, at Amazon.
Before that, Torsten spent eight years at Henkel AG & Co. in a series of roles, culminating in his assignment as Senior Vice President, Global Operations, and Chief Executive Officer, Schwarzkopf & Henkel Production Europe GmbH. He also worked at Strategy& at PWC and Clariant AG.
Torsten earned B.S. and M.S. degrees, followed by a doctorate in chemical engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany.