The board of directors of Johnson Controls elected Raymond L. Conner to serve as a director, effective immediately. Conner is executive vice president of The Boeing Company and president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. He is responsible for the company's Commercial Airplanes programs and services, is a member of the Boeing Executive Council, and serves as Boeing's senior executive in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to his current role, he led Sales, Marketing and Commercial Aviation Services for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "With more than 35 years of global leadership experience at Boeing, Ray Conner brings tremendous knowledge and skills in manufacturing and technical expertise, global management, and insight into government affairs," said Alex Molinaroli, chief executive officer, Johnson Controls. Conner has a bachelor's degree from Central Washington University and a master of business administration degree from the University of Puget Sound.