Jeff Williams, the president of Johnson Controls’ global products business, plans to retire from the company on Aug. 1, the company announced Wednesday.

Williams has been with Johnson Controls for 38 years, including more than 30 years in its automotive business before taking over as president of global products in 2019. He is also credited with co-authoring the Johnson Controls Manufacturing Systems operating system that guides the company’s global operations.

“Jeff has been a phenomenal member of our executive leadership team over the past decades, combining an unwavering will to win with faultless integrity,” said George Oliver, chairman and chief executive officer of Johnson Controls. “We thank him for his years of service, and he leaves the Global Products business in fantastic shape, with an amazing opportunity for a new leader to come in and drive forward.”

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