CORK, Ireland — Johnson Controls has created a dedicated Global Data Center Solutions division focused on using the company’s global scale to provide integrated solutions to data center customers around the world. Todd Grabowski, president, Global Data Center Solutions, will lead the new division, reporting directly to chairman and CEO George Oliver.

"Over the last few years, we have been investing and building momentum in the data center market to establish Johnson Controls' leading position. It is clear our offering is resonating with customers, and we are now taking further steps to capture the growth opportunity ahead of us," Oliver said in a press release.

"Solving customer problems today and in the future is what we do best at Johnson Controls. We have optimized our investments and solutions to ensure we are uniquely qualified to provide the differentiated outcomes data center customers need and expect from an industry leader like Johnson Controls," said Grabowski.

Grabowski has more than 30 years of experience at Johnson Controls, most recently as vice president and general manager, HVACR. He will continue to lead that portfolio in his expanded role. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University.