Johnson Controls recognized for diverse board of directors
Special to The
MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls is being
recognized for having women account for 20 percent of the
company’s board of directors.
Glendale-based Johnson Controls is being honored by a nonprofit
organization called 2020 Women on Boards, which seeks to
increase the percentage of women serving on public company
boards to 20 percent or greater by the year 2020.
In 2013, Johnson Controls had two women serving on its 10-member
board of directors, according to a company statement.
"We appreciate the recognition and we're proud of the progress
we've made, but we have quite a way to go," said Alex Molinaroli,
chairman and chief executive officer of Johnson Controls. "In
order to achieve our growth objectives, we have to do more to
make sure not only our board of directors, but our entire
leadership team around the world reflects the diversity of the
markets we serve.”
Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with
established core businesses in the automotive, building and
energy storage industries.