News: Johnson Controls partners with Primer Group for Philippines expansion


Johnson Controls partners with Primer Group for Philippines expansion

Glenn Lemoncito will be responsible for overseeing operations and promoting sustainable development, infrastructure, and data centers growth and partnerships through the joint venture.
Johnson Controls partners with Primer Group for Philippines expansion

Johnson Controls, in collaboration with Primer Group of Companies, is expanding its sustainable building & infrastructure solutions portfolio in the Philippines. Additionally, Glenn Lemoncito has been named as General Manager and Country Leader for overseeing the operations in the Philippines. 

The company aims to strategically access larger markets and greater potential in various sectors in the Philippines, including large-scale city development, infrastructure, mid-commercial building, data centers, and healthcare projects

Peter Ferguson, General Manager of Southeast Asia, at Johnson Controls said, “We are witnessing strong demand beyond more sustainable and healthier buildings across Southeast Asia, and this joint venture expands into the verticals of industrial infrastructure, logistics, industrial refrigeration and commercial buildings with a full Johnson Controls product portfolio. The Philippines is important to us as we see huge opportunities for collaboration and growth. As part of our commitment to the market, we’re pleased to appoint Glenn Lemoncito as the General Manager for Johnson Controls Philippines. In his role, he will drive the  business operations and strategy, oversee the joint ventures with Primer Group, and drive meaningful  growth and partnerships locally and across the region.” 

Glenn has more than 30 years of expertise in business development, sales, and marketing. Throughout his career, he has held significant roles with multinational companies, serving as the Director APAC of Danfoss Drives, Country Leader of Danfoss, President and MD of Drivetech Industrial Corp, and VP of Schneider Electric. As he assumes the role at Johnson Controls Philippines, Glenn will lead the way in driving business growth and furthering the organisation's dedication to its employees, customers, and partners.

This joint venture enables Johnson Controls Philippines to operate more effectively and be closer to the customers directly. It will bring to the market a full suite of solutions across industrial, infrastructure, industrial refrigeration, and commercial buildings. 

Jimmy Thai, President and Chief Executive Officer of Primer Group, said: “At Primer Group of Companies, we believe in bringing the world closer to our customers through meaningful partnerships. Together with Johnson Controls, we’re confident that we will offer customers a comprehensive range of HVAC solutions and services to help them, the industry and the nation achieve our net zero targets together.”

The joint venture is a response to the rapidly increasing demand for sustainable buildings and facilities in the Philippines market. Additionally, it capitalises on the growth in industrial manufacturing, data centers, and cold-chain verticals, while bolstering the company's presence not only in the region but also beyond.

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Topics: Business, Leadership, #MergersAndAcquisitions, #HRCommunity

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