Randal Newton is the vice president of Enterprise Engineering at Ingersoll Rand. In this role, Newton is responsible for leading refrigerant technology strategy for Ingersoll Rand and managing four corporate Ingersoll Rand Engineering and Technology Centers globally, including centers in Bangalore and Chennai, India, Shanghai, China and Prague, Czech Republic.
Newton has more than 35 years of experience in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. Previously Newton was the vice president of global engineering for the Trane and Thermo King, brands of Ingersoll Rand, where he was responsible for developing new technologies, products and applications. Prior to that, Newton held roles as the product management leader for Trane chillers and air handlers globally and as leader for 7 Trane factories in North and South America.
Newton has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. He is a longtime member of ASHRAE.