Johnson Controls has appointed Rodney Clark as vice president and chief commercial officer from 1 June, 2022.
In this role, Clark will lead global sales excellence efforts across the company, replacing chief commercial officer, Brian Young who retired at the end of last year.
Clark also will take on a portion of the role being transitioned from Michael Ellis, executive vice president, chief customer and digital officer, who will retire at the end of the year.
CEO and chair of Johnson Controls, George Oliver, said Clark will build on the company’s progress delivering on growth platforms such as decarbonization in smart, healthy buildings.
“Rodney will build on our progress, collaborating with customers on outcome-based solutions and service offerings through OpenBlue, while expanding our market, building scale, capacity and capability,” he said.
Clark most recently held the role of corporate vice president of global partner sales and channel chief at Microsoft.
In this role, Clark led a team responsible for customer and partner relationships, accelerating growth through the Microsoft partner ecosystem, as well as cross-partner strategy and outcomes through the Microsoft partner network.
Clark holds a Bachelor of Science in marketing from California State University, Fresno.
"I'm delighted to be joining Johnson Controls, they have an incredible team that is driving innovative technology that transforms ordinary buildings into dynamic, healthier, safer spaces for all of us to enjoy," Clark said.