Karin De Bondt

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Karin De Bondt

Karin De Bondt is senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Trane Technologies. In this role, Karin is responsible for the company’s enterprise strategy and positioning the company for growth and profitability through mergers and acquisitions, global business development and strategic investments.

Since joining the company in 2013, Karin has held multiple leadership roles, where she has cultivated growth and excellence across a number of geographies. Most recently, Karin served as the president of Thermo King Americas, where she was responsible for the overall management, operations and performance of Thermo King Americas.  Karin also served as president for the HVAC and Transport Latin America business and previously led the Europe, Middle East and Africa Transport business. During her tenure, Karin demonstrated her ability to deliver strong business results even through some of the most challenging and uncertain conditions. She also has a record of building strong teams and capabilities with a customer-focused approach, which has been core to her success.

Karin began her career at DHL, where she served in a variety of countries and senior leadership roles of increasing importance from finance, product management and marketing to sales, which created her customer-centric and financially grounded mindset. Her final role there was the senior vice president of global business development. 

Karin De Bondt holds a master’s degree in economics from Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium and Diplome d’administration des Entreprises from Université de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

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