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Monday, December 02 2019 - 13:11
Johnson Controls appoints new leadership team in Southeast Asia to capture growing demand for smart buildings
SINGAPORE, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

Johnson Controls, a global leader in building technologies and solutions, is 
growing its presence in Southeast Asia with appointments of senior leadership 
to increase the company's foothold in the region's smart buildings market. 

"Southeast Asia region offers dynamic growth opportunities for Johnson 
Controls," said Visal Leng, president, Asia Pacific. "To meet the region's high 
demands for infrastructure development, city resilience and appetite for 
innovation, Johnson Controls is committed to build a strong leadership presence 
and team to power our customers and business partners for sustainable growth." 

New appointments to the Johnson Controls leadership team in Southeast Asia 

--Alvin Ng, vice president, Digital Solutions, Asia Pacific. Based in 
Singapore, Alvin will be driving Johnson Controls' digital growth strategy for 
the region. The new Digital Solutions team in Asia Pacific brings together 
Johnson Controls' building domain expertise, as well as its research and 
development in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence to 
address digital transformation of built environments. 
--David Kirubi, general manager for transformation, Asia Pacific, based in 
Singapore. An industry veteran with strong execution focus, David is 
responsible for strengthening the company's leadership position in the SEA 
market and overseeing company transformation across Asia Pacific. 
--Adis Peukpattanaruks, general manager, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos and 
Cambodia. Based in Bangkok, Adis has deep knowledge about the building 
technologies industry in this region and will be responsible for executing 
go-to-market strategies in these fast-growing countries. 
--Jack Yeo, country general manager, Philippines. With extensive experience in 
leading commercial teams within the U.S. and Asia, Jack has in-depth knowledge 
of the Philippines market and has worked in one of the country's largest 
conglomerates as a senior leader. He will be instrumental in gaining market 
share in the Philippines, a high-growth market for Johnson Controls.

These additions complete the Johnson Controls leadership team in Southeast 
Asia, which also include Hendrikus Gozali, country general manager, Indonesia, 
and Fam Wee Chean, country general manager, Malaysia. Both Hendrikus and Wee 
Chean, veterans in the built environment industry, are working with local teams 
to expand Johnson Controls capabilities and accelerate growth in these 

Industry Recognition

Besides securing several major customer wins in the commercial sectors 
including major banks, education institutions and real estate companies, 
Johnson Controls digital solutions have rapidly gained recognition by prominent 
industry bodies. Notable global industry accolades include:

--Ranked as a "Leader in integrated IoT platforms for smart buildings" by 
an independent research and consulting firm in environment, health, safety and 
quality, operational excellence and smart buildings. 
--Named "IoT Innovator of the Year" in 2019 from IoT 
Breakthrough(, an independent organization that 
recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global IoT 
--Won the "Most Intelligent Building - Corporate Headquarters" IBcon Digie( 
Award for its groundbreaking work on Bee'ah's new headquarters in the UAE.

Alvin Ng, vice president, Digital Solutions, Asia Pacific said: "Johnson 
Controls is solving the disparate data problem in highly complex built 
environments and creating common, structured data depositories on which 
innovative applications can be built at scale. This is very powerful as it 
enables us to learn, live, work, and play in our buildings and cities in new, 
better and more sustainable ways." 

The suite of digital solutions Johnson Controls offers includes connected 
equipment services, central plant optimization, enterprise management, digital 
vault, assurance series, converged cyber-physical security and false alarm 
reduction service.

About Johnson Controls:

At Johnson Controls, we transform the environments where people live, work, 
learn and play. From optimizing building performance to improving safety and 
enhancing comfort, we drive the outcomes that matter most. We deliver our 
promise in industries such as healthcare, education, data centers, and 
manufacturing. With a global team of 105,000 experts in more than 150 countries 
and over 130 years of innovation, we are the power behind our customers' 
mission. Our leading portfolio of building technology and solutions includes 
some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco(R), YORK(R), 
Metasys(R), Ruskin(R), Titus(R), Frick(R), PENN(R), Sabroe(R), Simplex(R), 
Ansul(R) and Grinnell(R). For more information, visit 
or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

SOURCE  Johnson Controls