MILWAUKEE, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building, and energy storage industries, announced today that its board of directors has elected Brian J. Cadwallader as vice president and assistant secretary, making him a corporate officer effective immediately. He will also retain his existing responsibilities as assistant general counsel for the company.
Cadwallader, who joined Johnson Controls in 2010, currently serves as assistant general counsel leading more than 100 attorneys and support staff located in 16 offices worldwide. Prior to becoming assistant general counsel, Cadwallader was group vice president and general counsel of the company's Building Efficiency business.
Cadwallader previously served in leadership roles with International Paper Company including associate general counsel where he led the legal functions for the company's four international headquarter locations. He has a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University and a Juris Doctor from St. Louis University.
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 2013, 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.
SOURCE Johnson Controls, Inc.