Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, has named Lei Schlitz as vice president and president, Global Products. In this role, Schlitz will lead the Global Products business, succeeding Jeff Williams who retired earlier this year. She will be based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Schlitz joins Johnson Controls from Illinois Tool Works (ITW), where she held the role of executive vice president of, Automotive OEM segment. Throughout her 14-year career at ITW, she held a number of progressive roles including, vice president, Research and Development; group president, Global Ware-Wash & Refrigeration Business and Food Equipment, Asia Pacific; and executive vice president, Food Equipment Group.