Group Executive Team

Kim Fausing

Kim Fausing

President & Chief Executive Officer
Born: August 1964

Kim Fausing has broad management experience from leading positions in global industrial companies.

Kim Fausing was appointed President & CEO in 2017. Prior to this, since 2008, he was Executive Vice President & COO, thus responsible for all Danfoss segments as well as the Danfoss Business System and global Procurement. In 2007, he joined Danfoss as President of the Danfoss Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Division.

Before this, from 1990 and until joining Danfoss, Kim Fausing held various international positions within the Hilti Group in Europe and Asia and was in 2003 appointed Division President and member of the Group Executive Management Team at the company’s headquarters.

Kim Fausing holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA.

Board positions:
Chair:
Climate Partnership between Government and Industry for the manufacturing industry, Denmark

Vice Chair:
SMA Solar Technology AG, Germany

Member:
Hilti AG, Liechtenstein; Holcim Ltd., Switzerland

Jesper V. Christensen

Jesper V. Christensen

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Born: November 1969

Jesper V. Christensen has a broad financial and business experience from several management positions in Danfoss and the former Sauer-Danfoss Inc.

In 2009, he was appointed Executive Vice President & CFO in Sauer-Danfoss Inc., a position he held until 2013, where he was appointed Executive Vice President & CFO of Danfoss A/S in connection with the acquisition and integration of Sauer-Danfoss Inc. in Danfoss.

Jesper V. Christensen joined Danfoss A/S as a Post Graduate in 1993. In 1998, he became Global Finance Manager in Danfoss Drives, and in 2004, Vice President, Financial Services in Danfoss Global Business Services. In 2007, he was appointed Vice President, Finance, IT and HR in Danfoss Motion Controls. Jesper V. Christensen holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance.

Board positions:
Vice Chair:
Manufacturing Industry, Denmark

Member:
Confederation of Danish Industries, Denmark; Danish Crown A/S, Denmark

Eric Alström

Eric Alström

President, Danfoss Power Solutions
Born: April 1966

Eric Alström has broad management experience from leading positions in global industrial companies.

In 2012, he joined Danfoss as President and CEO for Sauer-Danfoss Inc., a publicly listed company on the New York Stock Exchange. Danfoss was a majority shareholder and bought the remaining shares in 2013. The company was renamed to Danfoss Power Solutions and Eric Alström was appointed President for this Danfoss business segment.

In 2008-2012, Eric Alström served as Managing Director (Geschäftsführer) at Benteler Automotive. 1992-2008, he held several leading positions within General Motors in Europe, the US, and the Asia-Pacific region, concluding as Vice President of Purchasing and Supply Chain for GM Europe and Geschäftsführer Adam Opel GmbH.

Eric Alström holds a Master of Science in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration & Economics from the Gothenburg University.

Board positions:
Vice Chair:
Hempel A/S, Denmark

Member:
MSx Advisory Board of Stanford Graduate School of Business

Jürgen Fischer

Jürgen Fischer

President, Danfoss Climate Solutions
Born: December 1963

Jürgen Fischer has a broad leadership experience from global industrial companies within IT, telecommunication, and machine-building.

In 2021 Jürgen Fischer was appointed President of Danfoss Climate Solutions. Prior to this, since 2015, he was President of Danfoss Cooling. In 2008, he joined Danfoss as Vice President for Industrial Automation, and in 2010, he became Senior Vice President for Automatic Controls. In 2013, he was appointed President of the Refrigeration and A/C Division.

Prior to Danfoss, he was Global Vice President at GN Netcom and Jabra®. He also held leading positions at Genicom, California Kleindienst Autowaschtechnik, and Digital Equipment.

Jürgen Fischer holds a Master Degree in Economics from the University of Augsburg. In addition, he has taken several degrees from executive education programs at INSEAD and IMD.

Board positions:
Chair:
Steering Board of EPEE - the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment.

Member:
Advisory Board of TÜV SÜD, Germany.

Mika Kulju

Mika Kulju

President, Danfoss Drives

Astrid Mozes

Astrid Mozes

President, Developing Regions

Astrid Mozes has a broad management experience from several leadership positions.

In 2022, Astrid Mozes was appointed President, Developing Regions. Prior to the current role, since August 2021, she was President, Hydrostatics Divisions in Danfoss Power Solutions and before that Vice President, Power and Motion Controls – Hydraulics Business for Eaton.

Since joining Eaton in 1990, Mozes has held a number of positions where she has made remarkable contributions to the company’s growth and success. She became President – Hydraulics Business EMEA in December 2010. In October 2014, she moved to the CTO function (Chief Technology officer) for hydraulics.

Mozes was educated in Sweden and speaks several languages. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering and machine design from The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.

Mozes is located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Board positions:
Eden Prairie Community Foundation