Johnson Controls appoints new Officer of the Company

Cork, Ireland

Antonella Franzen promoted with immediate effect at Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls International, plc has appointed  Antonella Franzen as vice president and chief investor relations and communications officer, effective immediately. In her newly appointed role, Franzen will become an officer of the Company, reporting directly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, George Oliver.

In this expanded role, in addition to her current responsibilities leading Investor Relations, Franzen will assume responsibility leading internal and external communications. She will also oversee the Company's Communications Leadership Team, which includes internal representatives from communications, marketing, human resources and government affairs.

"Antonella has been an integral part of my leadership team for over five years and brings a wealth of experience, an excellent reputation across the investment community and a unique voice to our internal and external stakeholders," said George Oliver, chairman and CEO. "I am thankful for her many contributions and look forward to working with Antonella in her expanded role as we continue to transform Johnson Controls, with a focus on driving execution and maximizing shareholder value."

Franzen has been serving as vice president, Investor Relations, since the merger of Johnson Controls and Tyco. Before the merger closing, she served as vice president of Investor Relations for Tyco International from 2007 to 2016, as well as vice president of Financial Planning and Analysis in 2016. Prior to moving to Investor Relations, she was the director of External Reporting for Tyco. Earlier, Franzen spent seven years in public accounting with Pricewaterhousecoopers providing assurance advisory services to various large multi-national public companies in the industrial sector.

Franzen has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the College of New Jersey, and is a certified public accountant.


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