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Edson Spencer, who launched Honeywell in new directions, dies at 85

Spencer was Honeywell's CEO from 1974 to 1985. He notably steered the company away from direct competition with IBM for the personal computer market, instead focusing on aerospace and automation technologies. He died at his home in Wayzata.
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Spencer was Honeywell's CEO from 1974 to 1985. He notably steered the company away from direct competition with IBM for the personal computer market, instead focusing on aerospace and automation technologies. He died at his home in Wayzata.

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