Chris Nelson is President, HVAC, for Carrier, leading the global commercial and residential product and service portfolio. In this role, Chris is responsible for driving profitable growth across the HVAC business, with an emphasis on innovating products through a global platform approach, accelerating digital innovation and gaining segment share globally. Chris is also responsible for Carrier’s HVAC joint venture partnerships around the world.
Chris brings to the role more than 24 years of sales and general management experience. Most recently, he led Carrier’s global commercial HVAC business and has strong experience with the North America residential HVAC business, having led that business for more than six years. Chris has held other senior leadership positions, including Director, Ducted Systems Platform, Vice President & General Manager, Light Commercial Systems, Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Residential & Commercial Systems; and President, North American HVAC.
Prior to joining Carrier, Chris held leadership roles with the U.S. Army, Johnson & Johnson and McKinsey & Company.
Chris holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in business from Cornell University.file_downloadChris Nelson Bio