Didier Teirlinck serves as a strategic advisor to the CEO on Ingersoll Rand’s growth strategies, plans and climate initiatives, having announced his retirement in 2018. Didier also serves as the senior sponsor for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to leverage regional support functions, talent and common processes for the success of Ingersoll Rand as a whole.
Didier joined Ingersoll Rand in 2005 as the president of Climate Control for Europe, and became president of the Climate Solutions sector in 2009. In 2014, he was named executive vice president of the Ingersoll Rand’s Climate segment, overseeing the Climate businesses around the world.
Prior to Ingersoll Rand, Didier was president of the Compact Business Line worldwide for Volvo Construction Equipment. He also served as general manager of DANISCO Flexible Group for Southern Europe.
Didier holds a Diploma of Ingénieur Civil des Mines from Ecole des Mines de Nancy, France, a Diploma of Docteur-Ingénieur in Physics and Chemistry of Materials from University of Nancy 1, and a Ph.D. of Metallurgy & Materials Science from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.