Johnson Controls announces change to executive leadership

European executive assumes global responsibility for the Automobile Group

Burscheid, Germany - Johnson Controls, one of the world�'s leading suppliers of automotive interior systems, electronics and batteries, has appointed Dr. Beda Bolzenius as Vice President and President Interior Experience, formerly called Automotive Group. In his new function, which is effective immediately, he is responsible for Johnson Controls�' global automotive business.

Beda Bolzenius was previously in charge of the company�'s European, South American and South African automotive business. Two years ago he joined Johnson Controls from Robert Bosch GmbH. During his 18-year career at Bosch, he served in a variety of senior management positions. In his new position, Beda Bolzenius will report directly to Keith Wandell, President and Chief Operating Officer at Johnson Controls.

His successor, Johannes Roters, 49, is promoted to Vice President and General Manager Europe, South Africa and South America for Interior Experience, effective immediately, and will assume Beda Bolzenius�' prior responsibilities. Since 1989 Johannes Roters has held a number of leading management positions at Johnson Controls. He most recently served as the company�'s Vice President and General Manager for Operations, Program Management and Best Practices in Europe. In his new function he will report to Beda Bolzenius.

Further information is available from:

Johnson Controls GmbH

Automotive Group

Industriestraße 20-3051399 Burscheid

Astrid Schafmeister

Tel.: +49 2174 65-3189

Fax: +49 2174 65-3219

E-Mail: astrid.schafmeister@jci.com

Johnson Controls is a global leader in interior experience, building efficiency and power solutions with 136,000 employees in more than 1,000 locations serving customers in 125 countries. The company provides innovative automotive interiors that help make driving more comfortable, safe and enjoyable. For buildings, it offers products and services that optimize energy use and improve comfort and security. Johnson Controls' automotive product portfolio also includes seating systems, instrument panels/cockpits, door and overhead systems, interior electronics and electrical energy management. The company provides batteries for automobiles and hybrid electric vehicles, along with systems engineering and service expertise. Founded in 1885, Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The European headquarters is in Burscheid, Germany. Please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com for additional information.