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Ingersoll Rand Names New Chief Accounting Officer

By Business Wire News   

SWORDS, Ireland

Chris Kuehn joins Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, as vice president and chief accounting officer, effective immediately. Kuehn will serve as the company’s principal accounting officer and be responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of financial reporting, operational finance and technical accounting at Ingersoll Rand.

“Chris’ experience as a financial executive for publicly-traded global corporations and in relevant diversified manufacturing businesses makes him a strong fit for Ingersoll Rand,” said Susan K. Carter, senior vice president and chief financial officer. “I am confident his technical depth and strong business orientation will offer insight and help deliver growth and shareholder return for the company.”

Kuehn joins Ingersoll Rand from Whirlpool Corporation where he served for three years as vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer. Prior to Whirlpool, Kuehn spent six years at SPX Corporation, most recently serving as chief financial officer for the thermal equipment and services segment of SPX. He was at PricewaterhouseCoopers for 12 years before SPX Corporation serving in financial leadership positions.

Kuehn will report to Carter as part of her leadership team and relocate to Davidson, N.C.

He holds an MBA from University of Rochester, a bachelor’s degree in accounting from State University of New York College at Geneseo. Kuehn is a certified public accountant.

About Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands — including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane® — work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $13 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit

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