Keith Wandell Named President of Johnson Controls; Company Creates Executive Operating Committee

first_imgMILWAUKEE — Johnson Controls today announced new executive organizational changes and promotions. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Keith Wandell has been elected to the additional role of president and chief operating officer of Johnson Controls. The company’s three businesses, interior experience, building efficiency and power solutions, will report to Wandell. Wandell, 56, was named an executive vice president in 2005 and president of the automotive group in 2003. He also served as president of the battery business from 2000 to 2005. He joined the company in 1988. Steve Roell, vice-chairman and executive vice president, has been named chairman of a newly formed Executive Operating Committee (EOC) comprised of key senior leaders. Roell, 56, was named vice chairman in 2005 and executive vice president in 2004. He served as vice president and chief financial officer from 1991 to 2004. He joined the company in 1982. John Barth, Johnson Controls chairman and chief executive officer, said the EOC will be charged with driving the company forward with a continued emphasis on people development, world-class execution and a strong focus on our customers. “Our company has built an enviable track record for growth and profitability on a regional and global basis,” Barth said. “I am convinced that this has been achieved because of our outstanding people, successful global leaders and a strong commitment to excellence. The new EOC can help secure continuing future success for Johnson Controls.” Advertisement For additional information about Johnson Controls, go to: . _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.last_img

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