Honeywell Life Safety has made some senior appointments within its sensors division.

Sean Clay has been promoted to the role of general manager, and Alexandre Naef, ex Johnson & Johnson director, has taken on the role of sales leader.

Mr Clay was previously sales director for the Honeywell Life Safety sensing and devices division. Other roles included head of marketing and business development director at Novar Intelligent Building systems, and sales and service manager for Gent. He has an MBA in Strategic Marketing and Planning.

Mr Naef was formerly managing director of Jude Medical in Switzerland, and general manager at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices in Paris. He also co-founded a start-up business, and has a Masters degree in Economics.

Mr Clay said: “Alexandre will be a great asset to Honeywell with his extensive global brand experience. His key responsibility will be developing and executing successful global sales and marketing strategies and for driving uptake of new products such as FAAST aspiration detection, next-generation AV devices and long-life oxygen and ammonia gas sensors. Honeywell Life Safety Sensors is a world-class business creating inspirational solutions for customers.

“I am looking forward in my new role as general manager to continuing to deliver great service and value for customers, whilst driving the business forward into new global markets and achieving sustainable profitable growth, as we continue to invest in new technologies.”