Johnson Controls appoints Michael Bartschat as chief
Special to The Freeman
Johnson Controls has
appointed Michael Bartschat to the newly created position of
chief procurement officer. Photo submitted
GLENDALE — Johnson Controls
has appointed Michael Bartschat to the newly created position of
chief procurement officer and a corporate officer.
Bartschat will report to Bruce McDonald, executive vice
president and chief financial officer of Glendale-based Johnson
Controls. The new position will optimize the cost and value of
purchased materials and products and services, according to a
"While procurement has always been a focus at our business-unit
level, under Mike's leadership we are committing ourselves to
building a world-class global procurement function to leverage
our combined reach and spend," McDonald said. "This new role
brings key strategic capabilities including global sourcing and
procurement operations and will enable the introduction of
common systems and processes across the organization."
Bartschat joined Johnson Controls in 2004, most recently serving
as group vice president and general manager of product group
metals and mechanisms.