Kristian Strand has been elected as President of Danfoss’ Refrigeration and Air Conditioning controls business. He has been promoted from Vice President, industrial refrigeration and the promotion comes after 18 months with the company and follows the departure of Thomas H Lønholdt.

Strand served Bitzer group in various senior positions for nine years and joined Danfoss in 2017.

He joined Bitzer in 2008 as CEO of its controls company Lodam. In 2015, he moved to become Director of Bitzer’s sales transport division and MD of its Finnish transport cooling division Lumikko. He later became Director of marketing and business development.