Terry Nadeau

Vice President of Procurement
Johnson Controls

Since starting at Johnson Controls, Terry has successfully transformed the company's global procurement. His achievements include saving over 12% in direct materials, globalizing the supply base and procurement organization, integrating the global procurement of Tyco and Johnson Controls into JCI and modernizing procurement function by introducing robotics process automation. In his free time, Terry is actively involved in Big Brothers and educates post-graduate and MBA students students on IoT and procurement transformation.



Terry Nadeau is Vice President, Global Procurement, for the Johnson Controls Buildings business – a global building technology, HVAC and industrial refrigeration leader with more than 80 manufacturing hubs and four million customers worldwide. He is responsible for all aspects of procurement and strategic sourcing globally for the Buildings segment.

Terry joined Johnson Controls in 1998 and has held positions of increasing responsibility and leadership in the Automotive Experience business unit. Most recently, he was Group Vice President of Global Purchasing for Automotive Experience, now known as Adient. He has also served as Vice President of Global Purchasing for Customer Group Europe and Seating Components and Vice President of Purchasing for North America.

Prior to joining Johnson Controls, Terry worked in various purchasing and leadership positions within Honeywell, including creating and leading the VA/VE department for the Micro Switch Division.

Terry received the 2012 Rising Star Award from Automotive News Europe for driving change and innovation in the automotive industry. In addition, under his leadership the Fraunhofer Institute IPT selected Johnson Controls Purchasing as one of the most successful purchasing organizations in 2012.

Terry earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Materials and Logistics Management from Michigan State University and a Master’s Certificate in Contract Management from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Terry is a board member of the CATCH children’s charity. Since moving to the Milwaukee area he has been active with Big Brothers Big Sisters. He and his wife Linda live in Hartland, WI.

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