CORK, Ireland — Johnson Controls International PLC announced the appointment of Ganesh Ramaswamy as vice president and president, Global Services & Transformation.  In this new role, Ramaswamy will serve as an officer of the Company and will provide leadership for the global service business with revenue of $6.3 billion, which is a critical part of Johnson Controls' growth strategy.

In a combined service and transformation role, Ramaswamy will drive to improve consistency of fundamentals across the company's global direct channels, leverage infrastructure and investments, and work closely with regional leaders to execute on strategic priorities.

Ramaswamy comes to Johnson Controls from Danaher, where he most recently served as group executive and vice president with responsibility over four operating companies in the product identification space. He started his career at Danaher as the senior vice president of High Growth Markets for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics.  Before joining Danaher, Ramaswamy was the global president for Pentax Medical, based in Japan. Earlier in his career, he worked at GE in a number of leadership roles across product development and general management. 

"As we have completed our transformation to a pure-play building technologies and solutions provider, Ganesh will have a tremendous opportunity to strengthen our core service business while building and deploying new service solutions leveraging our digital capabilities,” said George Oliver, chairman and CEO for Johnson Controls. “With the strength and depth of our portfolio, we have an opportunity to differentiate our solutions and deliver significant value for our global customers."

Ramaswamy holds an M.B.A from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

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