GE Chairman John F. Welch Jr. and Honeywell CEO Michael R. Bonsignore

Corporate OfficersHoneywell International IncorporatedGeneral Electric Company
General Electric Co. Chairman John F. Welch Jr., left, and Honeywell International Inc. Chief Executive Officer Michael R. Bonsignore shake hands after a joint news conference in New York on Oct. 23. GE agreed to acquire Honeywell for $45 billion in stock, creating one of the world's largest... AP/Kathy Willens