Oliver Finckh


Vorstandsmitglied, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), FläktGroup Holding GmbH

München, Germany


International Management (10-year USA
global organization)
Design 6-Sigma
Research and Development
Quality-Control and Assurance
Corporate Engineering and Technology Strategy
Environmental-Health-&-Safety Mgmt


Professional experience for Oliver Finckh

  • Current 2 years and 8 months, since Jun 2019

    Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

    FläktGroup Holding GmbH
  • 10 months, Aug 2018 - May 2019

    Chief Engineer

    Ingersoll Rand
  • 2 years and 11 months, Jul 2016 - May 2019


    FRIGOBLOCK Grosskopf GmbH
  • 2 years and 1 month, Jul 2016 - Jul 2018

    Director, Engineering & Technology

    Ingersoll Rand
  • 1 year and 7 months, Jan 2015 - Jul 2016

    Chief Engineer, Thermo King

    Ingersoll Rand

    Responsible for driving Engineering Excellence and Strategic Alignment to deliver World Class Products. I provide policy direction and guidance for Thermo King’s engineering and program management. I also provide leadership and coordination that guide Thermo King’s technical activities to improve technology, quality and reliability within our products.

  • 1 year, Jan 2014 - Dec 2014

    Engineering Leader

    Ingersoll Rand, Thermoking

  • 2 years and 1 month, Dec 2011 - Dec 2013

    Director, Engineering

    Carrier Commercial Refrigeration / United Technologies Corp.

    Technical Leadership for a $1.4B business unit. Supervision of 2 Design Centers (Germany, China) and 6 Sustaining Teams in Factories (2x CZ, 2x FRA, 1x HUN, 1x China, 1x India)

  • 2 years and 2 months, Nov 2009 - Dec 2011

    RD&E Manager EMEA, Refrigeration Systems and Controls

    Carrier Kältetechnik / Carrier / United Technologies

    Managing 6 engineering groups including product development, design, controls, testing, chem. laboratory (all located in Germany) and a sustaining engineering group in the factory (Marseilles, France). Major work include (i) strategic collaboration with Marketing and Sales; (ii) overseeing the testing, development and design of future products using a stage gate product development process, (iii) customizing products for special demands, (iv) improving and cost reducing current product platforms etc

  • 10 months, Jan 2009 - Oct 2009

    Engineering Manager, Refrigeration Systems

    Carrier Refrigeration

  • 2 years and 9 months, Apr 2006 - Dec 2008

    Principal Engineer

    Carrier Refrigeration

    Coreteam-Member responsible for Engineering & Reliability to develop a new refrigeration-system. Target: To replace the environmentally harmful HFC and HCFC refrigerant in a 3 billion/year commercial refrigeration market (Europe) using CO2 as the refrigerant.

  • 3 years and 8 months, Aug 2002 - Mar 2006

    Senior Research Engineer

    United Technologies Research Center (UTRC)

    - System Engineering for a 150kW commercial Fuel Cell/Fuel Processor (modelling and validation). - Responsible for a large Combined Cooling, Heating and Power Laboratory (CHP). - Development of a 275kW Steam-Turbine. - Development of a 360kW/160RT CHP System (6 microturbines & double effect absor

  • 3 years and 5 months, Jan 1997 - May 2000

    QC Manager

    Polycore Optical Singapore

Educational background for Oliver Finckh

  • 1 year and 10 months, Aug 2003 - May 2005


    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Finance, Operations Management

  • 1 year and 10 months, Aug 2000 - May 2002

    Mechanical Engineering

    Pennsylvania State University

    Fuel Cell, Energy Management (Storage, Conversion)

  • 2 years and 10 months, Aug 1997 - May 2000

    Mechanical Engineering

    University of Reno Nevada


  • German


  • English



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refrigeration with natural refrigerants
combined cooling heating and power
passive housing concepts
Fuel Cells
Hybrid Automotives)


Engineering (Energy & Innovation)
Climbing (rock & ice)
Endurance (bike & run)
Media (cinema & books)
Photography (i.e. flickr under OleOlinsky)
Financial Engineering
Akita (jap. Mtn. dog)... to name a few

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