Johnson Controls’ Bruce McDonald Named America’s Best CFO

MILWAUKEE, March 20 /PRNewswire/ — Institutional Investor Magazine has named Bruce McDonald as America’s Best CFO in the category of Consumer — Autos and Auto Parts.


“It’s a great honor to receive this award,” said Bruce McDonald, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Johnson Controls. “Johnson Controls’ strong financial health is the result of a sound business strategy and an excellent management team that I am proud to work with every day,” said McDonald. “The fact that we expect double-digit growth in the coming years, despite the challenges of the global economy, reflects our commitment to providing customers the very best technological and sustainable solutions,” McDonald concluded.

Rankings for this award are based on survey responses sent to industry analysts and portfolio managers who were asked to rank the best U.S. CFO’s in industries in which they invest.

In addition to receiving this award, Institutional Investor Magazine named Johnson Controls as one of America’s Most Shareholder-Friendly Companies in 2007 and 2008 and named John Barth, former Johnson Controls’ Chairman and CEO John Barth, Best Chief Executive Officer in the category of Consumer – Auto and Auto Parts in 2007 and 2008.

Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI) is the global leader that brings ingenuity to the places where people live, work and travel. By integrating technologies, products and services, we create smart environments that redefine the relationships between people and their surroundings. Our team of 140,000 employees creates a more comfortable, safe and sustainable world through our products and services for more than 200 million vehicles, 12 million homes and one million commercial buildings. Our commitment to sustainability drives our environmental stewardship, good corporate citizenship in our workplaces and communities, and the products and services we provide to customers. For additional information, please visit

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