Carrier Taps Nelson to head HVAC globally

Written on: March 5, 2020 by ICM

Carrier has appointed Chris Nelson as President of its global HVAC products and services business. This is a new appointment as Carrier separates from United Technologies in the second quarter of 2020. Nelson has more than 24 years of sales and general management experience, including 16 years at Carrier.
He most recently served as President, HVAC-Commercial at Carrier, and previously, President, North American HVAC at Carrier. Nelson has also held leadership roles with the U.S. Army, Johnson & Johnson and McKinsey & Co.
“Chris is an experienced HVAC leader, with the industry expertise, strong business relationships and know-how to drive the kind of accelerated top- and bottom-line growth that we’re targeting as standalone Carrier,” said Dave Gitlin, Carrier President & CEO. “With renewed focus and investments in the business, our customers, employees and shareholders can count on Chris to take the global HVAC business to new heights.”