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News Release: YORK® YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller is first chiller optimized for ultimate performance with new, low-GWP refrigerant

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Johnson Controls Backgrounder

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow @JCI_Buildings on Twitter.


About Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions

Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions is making the world safer, smarter and more sustainable – one building at a time. Our technology portfolio integrates every aspect of a building – whether security systems, energy management, fire protection or HVACR – to ensure that we exceed customer expectations at all times. We operate in more than 150 countries through our unmatched network of branches and distribution channels, helping building owners, operators, engineers and contractors enhance the full lifecycle of any facility. Our arsenal of brands includes some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco®, YORK®, Metasys®, Ruskin®, Titus®, Frick®, PENN®, Sabroe®, Simplex® and Grinnell®. For more information, visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow @JCI_Buildings on Twitter.

Executive Biographies

Bill Jackson, vice president and president of Global Products, Building Technologies & Solutions at Johnson Controls, joined the company in 2011 as executive vice president of Operations and Innovation and since then has held various executive-level positions. Today, he is responsible for product development, engineering, manufacturing and procurement for the Johnson Controls Buildings business, which includes HVACR equipment and controls, fire detection, security and fire suppression systems. Bill holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is a board member of Metaldyne Performance Group and serves as chairman of the Engineering Board of Visitors at the University of Illinois.

Laura Wand, vice president and general manager of Global Chiller Products at Johnson Controls, has held a variety of positions at Johnson Controls and the former York International. Today, she is responsible for delivering world-class chiller products, developing strategic technology roadmaps and supporting sales and service capabilities. Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), has served on various committees in the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and, at the invitation of President Obama, participated in two roundtables on climate change. Laura currently serves on the Board of Trustees for York College of Pennsylvania and York Country Day School.

Ian Casper, vice president, strategic programs of Global Chiller Products at Johnson Controls, joined the company in 2004 as global product manager for several chiller families. Since then, he has supported the growth of Johnson Controls chiller sales in all major global markets. His career also includes management roles with the former York International. Ian holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

Daniela Bilmanis, global product and strategy manager of Global Chiller Products at Johnson Controls, joined the company in 2010 after graduating from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Since 2010, she has held various roles of increasing responsibility on the Chiller Product Management Team, and has most recently been focused on new product development programs.

Ryan Nolan, global public relations program manager of Building Technologies & Solutions at Johnson Controls, joined the company in 2015, bringing with him a strong background in communications. He manages internal and external resources in the development of communications programs, thought leadership and third-party stakeholder outreach for business/products, and serves as the primary media contact for Building Technologies & Solutions. Ryan graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh with a bachelor’s degree in radio/TV/film communication and holds a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from West Virginia University. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and an active volunteer in his community.