Ina Longwitz Manages External Communications for Johnson Controls Power Solutions EMEA

By Johnson Controls Power Solutions Emea, PRNE
Monday, June 7, 2010

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HANOVER, Germany, June 8, 2010 - Ina Longwitz was appointed External Communications Manager for Johnson
Controls Power Solutions EMEA in mid March. In this role, she is responsible
for the strategic development and implementation of communications activities
for the battery division of the global corporation in Europe, the Middle East
and Africa. This includes media relations, Web development and event
management. Ina has a degree in Business Administration and is based at the
European Headquarters in Hanover, where she reports to the Vice President and
General Manager for Power Solutions EMEA, Eric Mitchell, and to the External
Communications Director, Global, Power Solutions, Rebecca Fitzgerald, based
in Milwaukee.

Johnson Controls is the world's leading independent developer and
manufacturer of lead-acid automotive batteries and energy storage systems for
hybrid and electric vehicles, with a portfolio including global brands such

Prior to this role, Ina Longwitz was Spokesperson and Public Affairs
Manager for the automotive interiors division (Johnson Controls Automotive
Experience), primarily responsible for business-, crisis- and product-related
press relations, and reported to the Vice President of Global Communications,
Automotive Experience. The Automotive Experience division is a global leader
in automotive interiors.

Johnson Controls is the global leader in lead-acid automotive batteries
and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles. Our 30 plants supply
more than one third of the world's lead-acid batteries to major automakers
and aftermarket retailers. Through our innovations we are building the
advanced battery industry for hybrid and electric vehicles. Our joint
venture, Johnson Controls-Saft, is the first company in the world to produce
lithium-ion batteries for mass-production hybrid vehicles. Our commitment to
sustainability is evidenced by our world-class technology, manufacturing and
recycling capabilities.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like more information:

    Johnson Controls Power Solutions EMEA
    VB Autobatterie GmbH & Co. KGaA
    Ina Longwitz
    Am Leineufer 51
    30419 Hanover
    Tel.: +49-511-975-1031
    Fax: +49-511-975-1010

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like more information: Johnson Controls Power Solutions EMEA, VB Autobatterie GmbH & Co. KGaA: Ina Longwitz, Am Leineufer 51, 30419, Hanover, Germany, Tel.: +49-511-975-1031, Fax: +49-511-975-1010, E-mail: ina.longwitz at jci.comm

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