Danfoss A/S, the Denmark-based parent company of Danfoss Inc. (U.S. and Canada), has announced several top-level managerial changes following the retirement of Hans Kirk, executive vice president and chief development officer. Kjeld Staerk is now president of Danfoss Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.


Kim Fausing will become executive vice president and chief operations officer, and join the Danfoss Executive Committee. Ole M. Daugbjerg will become chief reputation officer. Roland Fritsch will become senior vice president of the Danfoss Services Division.


Kirk will remain a member of the Sauer-Danfoss board, chairman of the Danfoss Bionics A/S board, and vice chairman of the Bitten and Mads Clausen Foundation. WEB ONLY: Read the unedited press release.