Joe Duenas Named Guam Branch Manager for Johnson Controls


Guam – Johnson Controls, a global leader in delivering solutions that increase energy efficiency, announced today that it has tapped Joe Duenas to serve as its Guam Branch Manager. Duenas replaces Lee Hooker who has been promoted to another role in Wyoming.

Duenas has served as a successful leader in the public, private, and non-profit sectors on Guam over the past 15 years. Notable roles include the Director of Public Works and the Governor’s Chief of Staff. He has also served as the President of the Lutheran Church of Guam.

According to Ralph Focht, Johnson Controls Pacific Far-East Enterprise Director, “Our organization has established a permanent presence on Guam for the Pacific Far-East region. We have established local leadership in Joe Duenas, and remain committed to the Guam community.”  

Johnson Controls has partnered with the Federal Government, Government of Guam, and the private sector on multiple projects that will significantly reduce energy consumption and green house emissions.

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in over 150 countries. Our 162,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles.

The company’s commitment to sustainability dates back 125 years to 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat.  

In 2011, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #1 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list, and it has been named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies”  for four consecutive years by the Ethisphere Institute.  

The company is currently ranked number 76 in the U.S. Fortune 100, with over $40 billion in sales.