Johnson Controls hires Guyett to lead M&A activity

Glendale-based multi-industrial firm Johnson Controls Inc. today announced it has appointed Greg Guyett executive vice president, Corporate Development, effective August 10.

Guyett will lead Johnson Controls’ merger and acquisition activities, maintain existing and foster new relationships with external financial advisory firms, and assist with company growth initiatives.

He has several years of experience in the financial industry, as a senior banker providing strategic advice to some of the largest industrial and automotive firms and in several roles at J.P. Morgan, most recently as head of investment banking, Asia Pacific. Guyett holds a bachelor’s in art and archeology from Princeton University.

Guyett will report to Bruce McDonald, executive vice president and vice chairman.

“Greg is a strong strategic thinker and he will bring valuable global investment banking experience to help guide us on our journey to become a leading multi-industrial company,” McDonald said.

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