Susan Davis retired October 2016 as Executive Vice President of the Asia-Pacific Region for Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Davis had served in that position since 2015, living and working in Shanghai, China, where she was the lead officer for the company in the region, representing all operating units in China and throughout Asia-Pacific.
Prior to that position, Davis served Johnson Controls for over three decades in roles with increasing responsibility including Vice President of Organizational Development, Corporate Vice President of Human Resources and Executive Vice President of Human Resources. She joined Johnson Controls in 1985 following its acquisition of Hoover Universal, where she began her career in 1983 as a strategic planner for the automotive seating and plastics machinery business. Davis holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Michigan.
She graduated magna cum laude with a Master of Arts degree in education and magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree, both from Beloit College. Davis currently serves as a director of Quanex Corporation and as vice chair of the Human Resources Policy Association.
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