Johnson Controls unveils agressive MEA growth strategy
DUBAI, February 20, 2017
Johnson Controls, a leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, shared its enhanced capabilities and strategies for aggressive growth across the region at its first Middle East & Africa Executive Channel Conference held in Dubai, UAE.
The company hosted more than 200 guests including leaders of 78 distribution channels across 24 countries in Middle East and Africa (MEA) at the two-day event.
Speaking at the event, Bill Jackson, the president, Global Products & Channels, Building Technologies & Solutions, Johnson Controls, said the successful merger with Tyco had resulted in superior capabilities for the company.
"Our complete buildings solutions portfolio uniquely positions us to drive innovative technologies which support smart buildings, campuses and cities of the future," he noted.
"This allows us to build upon strategic, high value-added services supported by data analytics and connectivity, giving customers access to insightful information and better decision making capability," he added.
Ashraf Abdalla, the VP and general manager, MEA, pointed out that its products and solutions increase efficiency and productivity, thus helping customers achieve their financial and sustainability goals.
A global diversified technology and multi industrial leader, Johnson Controls serves a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries.
"Our growth strategies are shaped by global trends. Young, growing populations, rising urbanization, growing demand for energy efficiency and sustainability, coupled with increasing digitalisation in buildings, positions Johnson Controls to add unique value for customers through its total building solutions offering," stated Abdallah.
Addressing the conference, David Budzinski, the VP, Indirect Channels, MEA, said: "Our channel partners are an extension of Johnson Controls and a central element of our growth. Their support and expertise helps drive our next generation products and technology to cater to the markets we serve."
"Today, we are celebrating over 450 years of partnerships. Our collective successes are a testament to the continued commitment and appreciation of these partnerships which have helped us achieve success in the MEA region. Johnson Controls remains focused on offering the best products and services through its channel partners," he added.
Senior leadership from Johnson Controls including Linda Chapin, VP, Global Human Resources and Dr Marcus Schumacher, VP, Strategy, Programs and Business Integration, MEA and other executives attended the gathering.-TradeArabia News Service