Johnson Controls has appointed Tomas Brannemo as building solutions EMEALA VP & president.

Brannemo succeeds Jeff Williams, who was recently appointed vice president and president, Global Products, Building Technologies & Solutions.

Brannemo most recently served a SVP, Water Infrastructure and Europe Commercial Team and president, Xylem Europe where he was responsible for all aspects of global operations as well as overseeing Xylem’s key functions for the European region.

Earlier in his career, Brannemo served in a number of leadership positions in Xylem and held positions with Volvo Construction Equipment and ABB Automation Products.

“Tomas brings to Johnson Controls a wealth of experience in strategy, sales and manufacturing and is a seasoned leader with strong business acumen and a growth mindset,” said Johnson Controls chairman and CEO, George Oliver.

“He will be instrumental in driving the company’s growth platform across EMEALA to position Johnson Controls as a leader in smart and sustainable solutions for our customers.”