Alex A Molinaroli is the CEO of Johnson Controls (JCI). He has been in this position since September 2011 and, prior to that time, was President and Chief Operating Officer at JCI. Mr. Molinaroli joined the company in 1978 as a design engineer with experience in electronics manufacturing engineering and operations management. Mr. Molinaroli has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from General Motors Institute, where he is a member of the Board of Trustees. He also holds a master’s degree in management from Michigan State University and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Molinaroli was selected as CEO effective January 1, 2013.
JCI is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 157,000 employees create intelligent 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. We are equally committed to improving the communities where we live and work, and fostering future generations of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) leaders.
In 2013, JCI was ranked as the most sustainable global industrial company by Corporate Knights. In 2012, Mr. Alex A Molinaroli was named a Presidential Ambassador for Global Innovation by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Secretary Gary Locke with a focus on strengthening trade and investment with commercial partners in countries including China, Brazil and India. Most recently, in January 2014, JCI was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index.
Mr. Alex A Molinaroli is a board member of the Association of Global Automakers and serves on the boards of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Greater Illinois Chapter), Shedd Aquarium, Trinity College and WGBH. He was named to the board of trustees for Le Moyne College in October 2013.
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