Your Otis team

There is no greater resource than our people, with their extraordinary collective talent, vision and experience.

From World Headquarters to every regional and local office across the world, our team delivers the unique mix of innovative technology, meticulous service and reassuring expertise that defines us – from the epic projects to the tiniest details.

At heart, each one of them is following a perfectly simple ethos: they’re working hard to be the absolute best at what they do, individually and together.

This is how we help to realise your most ambitious plans and exceed your expectations each day.

Judy Marks

President and CEO, Otis

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Judy Marks

President and CEO, Otis

In her 30-plus years in industry, Judy Marks has witnessed technological advances while applying emerging and mature technologies in a way that benefits society. As President and CEO of Otis, Judy is leading the iconic company through a digital and cultural transformation.

Today, Otis is taking its deep knowledge of the hoistway and using it to create digital solutions that serve customers’ needs in an era of intelligent buildings. This includes IoT-based service solutions with proactive data analytics for predictive maintenance; advanced video analytics and dispatching systems to manage varying traffic patterns; and a new generation of elevators that are connected, smarter, data rich, safer, and more efficient and comfortable than ever.

“We are living in revolutionary times as the world is digitally transforming,” she says. “Our 68,000 colleagues are on a journey together into the future. We’re continuing to innovate, to find new business models, to serve customers with excellence and to disrupt ourselves to become an end-to-end enabler of global passenger mobility.”

Judy has held senior leadership roles at three global icons – IBM, Lockheed Martin and Siemens AG. She was serving as CEO of both Siemens USA and Dresser-Rand, a Siemens business, when appointed President of Otis in 2017.

She built her career on a host of challenging assignments, creating solutions for both global customers and government entities. A self-described technology zealot, Judy applies digital technologies and actively uses social media to amplify the reach of her messages. For Judy, leadership is about creating a sense of mission among employees.

“People make a decision every day about what kind of work they’re going to do,” she says. “That’s what I love about Otis people – they know that what we do matters. Across 200 countries and territories, we service 2 million units and touch 2 billion people every day to keep the world moving.”

Judy serves as a Director of Hubbell Inc. She earned a degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University.

In 2017, Judy was named to the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology and received the Excellence in Leadership Award from the International Society of Automation.

Stephane de Montlivault

President, Asia Pacific

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Stephane de Montlivault

President, Asia Pacific

Stéphane de Montlivault is President, Asia Pacific. He is responsible for all Otis business in Asia Pacific, excluding China. Prior to his current role, he held dual executive positions as President, Northeast Asia and President of Nippon Otis Elevator Company.

Stéphane started his career at Otis North America in 1984 where he held several positions in sales, procurement strategy, and finance. In 1989, he relocated from New York to Singapore where he was responsible for financial planning and analysis for the Pacific Asia Operations.

Since his first appointment to the then Otis Pacific Asia Operations in 1989, Stéphane has held country and regional leadership positions spanning the North and South Asia regions. He has been active in the development of Otis business in Asia Pacific and currently is responsible for Otis’s operations covering 25 countries in the region.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from ESDE (Paris) and a Master of Business Administration in marketing and management from the University of Hartford, Connecticut.

Ken Muller

President, Australasia

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Ken Muller

President, Australasia

Ken Muller is currently appointed President of Otis Australasia, responsible for Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.

Ken joined Otis as an Electrical Engineer in 1986 commencing as a sales engineer but moving quickly to field and design engineering. He has held many senior technical, line and general management roles both in Australia and overseas. Most recently he was the President and CEO of the Otis Korean group of companies which consisted of Otis’ fifth largest service portfolio, a Chinese manufacturing and domestic operation, four SEA second tier subsidiaries and a second tier global distribution network. From 2008 to 2012 he was the Managing Director of Otis Australasia and prior to this has previously successfully lead several different regional line operations in Australia as well as leading major product strategy initiatives while based for three years at Otis world headquarters in Farmington USA.

Ken holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Elec.) Degree from the University of NSW and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wollongong. He has also successfully completed several UTC and company sponsored leadership development programs including the Darden Emerging Leaders Program.