David Grinstead brings decade of Tyco sales leadership
MILWAUKEE – (April 5, 2017) – Johnson Controls has announced that David Grinstead has been named Vice President and General Manager, Global Security Products, a newly created position within Johnson Controls, to oversee all of the company’s security products operations.
Grinstead leads Global Security Product’s operations, and will be responsible for the organization’s sales, marketing, product management, innovation, engineering and operations, which includes nearly 3,000 employees. In his new role, Grinstead will lead and direct technology leadership growth in such market categories as access control, video surveillance and intrusion and helping to accelerate these offerings from a security perspective as part of the overall building management solution.
“David’s experience in leading our global sales organization uniquely qualifies him to bring innovative security technologies to market, and deploy them in an economically viable way to make improvements to the everyday lives of our customers,” said Bill Jackson, President, Global Products, Johnson Controls.
Grinstead most recently served as Vice President, Global Sales, Tyco Security Products, for 10 years, where he managed the global sales forces and consistently grew sales year over year. Prior to joining legacy Tyco, David held commercial leadership positions at such firms as Tucows, Sinclair Technologies and Voice Mobility.
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