Johnson Controls honored “Top Employer” in China

Johnson Controls honored “Top Employer” in China

Top Employers Institute recognizes company for human resources practices for third consecutive year

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Kim Metcalf-Kupres (left), vice president and chief marketing officer, and Helen Gu, China HR director, both of Johnson Controls, received the top employer award from David Plink, CEO of Top Employers Institute.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 4:45pm

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building, and energy storage industries, is one of only 41 companies selected as a “Top Employer” in China for 2014 by the Top Employers Institute. The institute has identified top employers since 1991 that are leaders in fostering a successful and productive work environment for employees. The institute offers assessment and acknowledgement of human resources practices by employers.

“Being honored as a top employer in China for the third year in a row is a great recognition,” said Kim Metcalf-Kupres, vice president and chief marketing officer of Johnson Controls, after receiving the award. “We believe that our continued success depends on the contributions our employees make in China and around the world. We consider it a strategic priority to attract, retain and develop a globally diverse workforce, and to foster a culture where all employees are included and engaged.”

Johnson Controls and other recipients of the “Top Employer” award were selected for excellence in dimensions such as pay and benefits, working conditions, training and development, company culture, career development and innovation.

About Johnson Controls:

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2013, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit

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