Danfoss has named Vikas Anand as vice president of sales in North America for its recently formed Climate Solutions business segment. Anand joins the US and Canada sales organization after leading the Danfoss Cooling business in Asia Pacific and India, where he focused on growing the business in areas related to infrastructure, energy efficiency, and climate change.
With more than 23 years of experience in sales and marketing leadership, Vikas has spent the last 15 years of his career with Danfoss and has developed and driven various growth strategies with a strong customer focus. He has worked to accelerate and expand the company’s distribution business in mature and emerging markets, and is dedicated to developing diverse, agile, and ambitious teams.
He holds an MBA and a bachelor of engineering degree (mechanical) from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi. He has also participated in various management programs with the Indian Institute of Management and INSEAD France.
Earlier this year, Danfoss announced the formation of its Climate Solutions business segment, which merges its now-former Danfoss Cooling and Danfoss Heating segments to more holistically address evolving customer demands for innovative energy-efficient and sustainable solutions for industry, the built environment, and the entire food chain.
Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems and integrated renewable energy. Our solutions are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today Danfoss holds market-leading positions, employing 28,000 and serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.