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Johnson Controls appoints Claude Allain to lead Middle East operations

Allain to focus on operational excellence and customer service

| | Aug 5, 2013 | 2:28 pm
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Allain to focus on operational excellence and customer service

In an official release, Johnson Controls announced the appointment of Claude Allain as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Middle East operations.

Commenting on Allain’s appointment, Santiago Perez, Vice President and General Manager, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America operations, said: “Claude comes to the Middle East with an exemplary track record, a deep understanding of the Middle Eastern markets, and respect for its culture. Under his leadership, we will reinforce our commitment to operational excellence, quality, responsiveness and innovation. Claude will focus on process simplification and make it easier for our customers to achieve better energy and operational efficiency.”

Since joining Johnson Controls in 2004, Allain has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility, including executive leadership roles across Europe. Most recently, Allain led the energy savings performance contracting business in North America.

Speaking about his new role, Allain said, “Our ability to customise and scale our comprehensive technology and service offering will help organisations across the Middle East overcome challenges of any magnitude and complexity. I’m eager to work with our customers, employees and partners to make the Middle East a global leader in building efficiency.”

Allain succeeds Magdy Mekky, Vice President and Managing Director since 2008, who will move to a new role.

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