John D. Young appointed to Johnson Controls’ board of directors
John D. Young has been appointed to serve as a director on Johnson Controls International’s board of director.
Young is currently group president of Pfizer Essential Health. Effective January 1, 2018, he will become group president of Pfizer Innovative Health.
A scientist by background, Young has more than 30 years of experience with Pfizer, starting as a sales representative and moving on to a number of senior global positions across the company.
“John brings to us strong leadership across various disciplines characterized by a distinguished career leading innovative healthcare solutions across the globe,” said George Oliver, chairman and CEO, Johnson Controls.
The Johnson Controls board of directors also announced current director and United Parcel Service Inc. chairman and CEO David Abney intends to retire as a director at the conclusion of the company’s 2018 annual meeting of stockholders.