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Johnson Controls says George Oliver will become chairman

George OliverJohnson Controls International, an automotive company, announced George Oliver, currently president and chief operating officer, will assume the role of chairman and CEO, effective September 1, 2017.

Mr. Oliver is leading the integration of Johnson Controls and Tyco.

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Mr. Oliver previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Tyco and as a member of its Board of Directors from September 2012 through the September 2016 merger with Johnson Controls.

He joined Tyco in July 2006 as President of Tyco Safety Products and assumed additional responsibility as President of Tyco Electrical & Metal Products from 2007 through 2010.

He was appointed President of Tyco Fire Protection in 2011.

Prior to Tyco, Mr. Oliver had a more than 20-year career with General Electric (GE), where he served in operational roles of increasing responsibility in several divisions, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Water and Process Technologies and President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Engine Services, as well as previous leadership roles in GE's Aircraft Engines and Appliances divisions.

Mr. Oliver serves on the Board of Directors of Raytheon Company, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense and other government markets throughout the world.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he serves as a member of the Board of Trustees.




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