Executive Vice President and General Counsel
John Donofrio is executive vice president and general counsel of Johnson Controls.
Previously, Donofrio was vice president, secretary and general counsel of Mars, Incorporated. Prior to Mars, Donofrio held the general counsel and secretary role at the Shaw Group, Inc. and Visteon Inc.
Earlier, Donofrio was a partner and trial attorney at Kirkland & Ellis and went in-house to become Honeywell’s vice president intellectual property and deputy general counsel. He later became vice president and general counsel of Honeywell Inc.’s Aerospace division.
Donofrio serves on the Medical College of Wisconsin Board of Trustees. He also serves on the board of directors of FARO Technologies, Inc. where he is chairman of the nominating and governance committee. He has a degree in chemical engineering from Rutgers College of Engineering and a Juris Doctor and a Master of Laws in trade regulation from George Washington University Law Center.