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2014-09-30 08:22:10

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) today announced its intention to divest its Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business. The action reflects the company's previously stated intention to invest in businesses that are core to its long-term growth strategy and multi-industrial portfolio. "The global facilities management outsourcing market is very healthy and continues to grow," said Alex Molinaroli, chairman and CEO, Johnson Controls. "GWS is a...

2014-09-25 12:23:48

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls today announced that its board of directors has elected Grady L. Crosby a corporate officer and appointed him as vice president public affairs and chief diversity officer, effective Oct. 1. In this role, Crosby will develop and implement focused government relations strategies, and lead the company's sustainability and community involvement initiatives to build partnerships that align with the Johnson Controls brand and build...

2014-09-25 12:23:46

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls today announced that its board of directors has appointed Brian Cadwallader vice president, secretary and general counsel for the company, effective Oct.1. Cadwallader was elected as a company officer and named vice president and assistant secretary in January 2014. With this promotion, he succeeds Jerome Okarma who will retire from the company at the end of the calendar year after 25 years of service. "Jerry's experience as...

2014-09-24 23:06:03

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) markets. Global market for Lead Acid Batteries (Automotive) is projected to reach US$34.3 billion by 2020, driven by increasing automobile sales and production in developing regions such as Asia-Pacific. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Lead acid battery represents the most prominent battery technology for automobiles, including passenger cars, commercial...

2014-09-24 04:22:23

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to your home heating system, the best surprise is no surprise. No one wants to wake up to a cold house in the middle of winter. Periodic checkups can help to eliminate those surprises and ensure your system is running properly. In the process, preventive maintenance checks extend the life of your system and save you money by detecting small issues before they become major problems. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148056...

2014-09-24 04:22:21

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advances in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment that offers higher efficiencies, increased comfort and improved indoor air quality make a new system an attractive alternative to an aging, inefficient system, especially one that is experiencing problems. However, choosing the system that best meets your heating and cooling needs is not always easy. To refine your search and help you make an informed decision, the experts at the...

2014-09-23 12:24:40

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls today announced that its board of directors has elected Suzanne M. Vincent as vice president, corporate controller, making her a corporate officer immediately. Vincent joined the company in 2012 as vice president, Internal Audit, responsible for providing assurance to senior management and the Audit Committee of the board of directors regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of the company's internal financial and...

2014-09-23 12:24:28

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global multi-industrial company Johnson Controls today announced R. Bruce McDonald, most recently the company's executive vice president and chief financial officer, has been named executive vice president and vice chairman, effective immediately. McDonald will move into a new vice chairman's role which is designed to drive operational and financial performance within the businesses while also directing specific enterprise functions and...

2014-09-19 20:20:24

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vmhdvg/global_auto) has announced the addition of the "Global Auto Storage Battery Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vmhdvg/global_auto ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Auto Storage Battery Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on...

2014-09-18 20:20:32

DUBLIN, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/znw96q/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Seat Industry 2014-2019: Trends, Profits and Forecast Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/znw96q/global_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global automotive seat industry is expected to...


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