Johnson Controls appoints Michael Anderton to head Singapore Building Efficiency division

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New leader to spur Johnson Controls' integrated solutions and systems in Singapore

SINGAPORE  –  (September 25, 2013) – Johnson Controls, the global leader in building technology and services, has appointed Michael Anderton to general manager and managing director of Building Efficiency in Singapore. A veteran with over 20 years of industry experience, Anderton will lead a team of over 600 professionals to deliver solutions for buildings to make them operationally and energy efficient, creating healthier and more productive environments. As the industry’s leading integrated smart green building systems, services and solutions provider, the Singapore operations under Anderton’s leadership is able to provide a comprehensive life-cycle approach, spanning planning and design, installation, integration, optimization and maintenance.

"With more than 100 years of track record in building technologies worldwide, Johnson Controls has become synonymous with smart green buildings.In line with the Singapore Government’s vision to green 80 percent of all buildings by 2030, our Singapore team has been helping customers reduce energy consumption in buildings by up to 40 percent. This makes good financial sense too as payback is typically less than five years. At Johnson Controls Singapore, we will continue to build on our core competencies and innovate on two key areas to enhance the solutions we deliver for customers – integration of different building systems and more in-depth analytics of a building’s operational and occupancy data. These will further improve building performance and energy efficiency,” said Anderton.

Anderton joined Johnson Controls in the United Kingdom in 1992 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in the organization, with technical, sales and operational leadership stints in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Most recently Johnson Controls’ director of industrial refrigeration for Southeast Asia, Anderton has a proven track record in running large, complex businesses in both mature and developing markets.

In Singapore, Johnson Controls products, services or solutions can be found in almost 40 percent of commercial and industrial buildings. With expertise in Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation (ACMV), controls and advanced integrated building technologies, solutions and services, Johnson Controls has helped public and private organizations to optimize operational and energy efficiency in buildings and facilities, including the Housing Development Board Hub and Connection One.

Globally, Johnson Controls has worked with organizations of all sizes on more than 100,000 building efficiency projects and 1,500 performance contracting projects. These include 90 percent of the tallest buildings in the world such as the iconic Empire State Building in New York, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai and Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. Since 2000, the company has helped customers reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 19 million metric tons and generate savings of more than US$7.5 billion.

About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 168,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2013, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit

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