Senior Vice President and President Electronics & Safety
David Paja is senior vice president and president of Delphi’s Electronics & Safety (E&S) segment. Based in Wuppertal, Germany, he leads E&S operations in 16 countries, selling, designing and manufacturing leading-edge automated driving, controls and security, infotainment, driver interface, and software and services technologies.
Paja is a seasoned executive with significant industrial connectivity and automotive experience serving in leadership positions around the globe from China to Europe and North America. Recently, he was instrumental in enhancing Honeywell’s IoT capabilities with advanced software and connectivity technologies, serving millions of connected homes and buildings worldwide. Paja was president of Honeywell Security & Fire, a nearly $5 billion global leader in electronic detection and prevention technologies for residential, commercial, and industrial applications.
Prior to 2015, Paja served Honeywell’s Transportation Systems segment as vice president and general manager for China and India, where he was responsible for generating growth in the fastest-growing geographies around the world. He began his Honeywell career in 2003 and held several leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including global marketing for the turbocharger segment, where he led strategic planning, product strategy, and business development worldwide. Before joining Honeywell, Paja held several positions at Valeo Automotive in product management, engineering, project management and manufacturing.
Paja holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from ETS Valladolid in Spain.