Johnson Controls appoints Trent Nevill vice president, president Asia Pacific
MILWAUKEE, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls today announced Trent Nevill has been appointed vice president, president Asia Pacific, making him a corporate officer effective immediately. In this critical leadership role, Nevill is responsible for driving enterprise leadership, strategy, fast-paced growth and functional management for all of Johnson Controls' businesses across the Asia Pacific region. He will be based in the company's corporate headquarters in Shanghai. He will serve as Johnson Controls' most senior leader in the region, working with governments and industry to ensure Johnson Controls' presence and commitment are well-understood and embraced in the marketplace.
"Johnson Controls has made a strategic commitment to China, as we continue to invest in our business there and build capabilities coincident with our new headquarters in Shanghai," said Alex Molinaroli, chairman and chief executive officer, Johnson Controls. "Trent's experience with the company and demonstrated ability as a seasoned leader in our buildings business make him uniquely qualified to lead our Asia Pacific team through the next phase of growth for Johnson Controls in the region."
Nevill initially joined Johnson Controls in 1995 as an account executive with the company's Building Efficiency branch office in San Antonio, Texas. Over the past 20 years, he has steadily advanced through numerous sales, operations and general management roles. Most recently, he served as vice president and general manager, Systems and Services North America, since 2014.
Nevill holds a bachelor of science degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University.
About Johnson Controls:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 150,000 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 2015, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.
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