Johnson Controls leader named as top 10 automotive parts manager in China

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SHANGHAI – April 22, 2013 – A leader at Johnson Controls, the world’s leading supplier of automotive batteries, has earned one of the top automotive parts manager awards in China.

In a ceremony Thursday, Gasgoo International named David Cue, Johnson Controls Power Solutions head of original equipment business development in China, as one of the "Top Ten Auto Parts Managerial Talents" in the country.

The prestigious award is given for business growth and customer satisfaction as part of Gasgoo International’s automotive supplier recognition program: The Celebrity Institutions of China Automotive Industry Award 2013.

"It's an honor to serve Johnson Controls Power Solutions in China and help lead our talented employees as we grow our business and support our customers with innovative energy storage solutions," said Cue. "This is a recognition of the entire team's success and I am proud to represent them in receiving this award from Gasgoo.”

Cue has more than 20 years of automotive experience, including eight years in the advanced energy storage industry for Micro Hybrid, hybrid and electric vehicles. In his current role in China, Cue is responsible for technical and commercial activities in support of Asia growth in the New Energy Vehicle segment.

Cue holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Science degree in engineering management from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

This is the third year Gasgoo International, China’s leading online business platform for the automotive parts industry, has named its top 10 automotive parts managers in China.

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

About Johnson Controls Power Solutions

Johnson Controls Power Solutions is the global leader in lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for Start-Stop, hybrid and electric vehicles.  Our 50 manufacturing, recycling and distribution centers supply more than one-third of the world's lead-acid batteries to major automakers and aftermarket retailers.  Through our innovations we are building the advanced battery industry for hybrid and electric vehicles.  We were the first company in the world to produce lithium-ion batteries for mass-production hybrid vehicles.  Our commitment to sustainability is evidenced by our world-class technology, manufacturing and recycling capabilities.  


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