Johnson Controls appoints Suzanne Vincent vice president, corporate controller

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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 operational controls. She was also responsible for risk management and compliance with policies that collectively support the overall efficiency and profitability of the company. Prior to joining Johnson Controls she was an audit partner at KPMG LLP where she worked for more than 10 years, including 3 years in KPMG's national office.  She started her career as an accountant at Ernst & Young LLP and also spent time as a consultant for the city of Toronto.

Vincent has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University in Nova Scotia. She is a certified public accountant and a chartered accountant. She served on the Canadian board of directors and the U.S. Finance committee for Forgotten Harvest and also participated in the Detroit Regional Chamber's Leadership Detroit Program.

About Johnson Controls:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 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 2014, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #12 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit or follow @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.


Fraser Engerman



Suzanne M. Vincent has been elected vice president and corporate controller of Johnson Controls

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