Bergstrom - Leadership Team
Jim Elliott

Jim Elliott

President, North America

Jim has been with Bergstrom since 1997 and he has more than 30 years of experience in automotive and commercial vehicle HVAC design and manufacturing. As President of North America, Jim is responsible for leading all business activities within North America, including development and execution of North America business strategies.

He has worked in several capacities including Division President for Bergstrom Europe in which he had oversight for Bergstrom's operations, sales and initiatives within Europe; Chief Quality and Program Development Officer; BCS Division President; Sales and Engineering Manager, HVAC Business Unit Manager; and Chief Engineer.

Prior to joining Bergstrom, Jim worked for Valeo Climate Control and Ford Motor Company.


  • Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, B.S., Electrical Engineering


  • Boys & Girls Club of Harrison and Crawford Counties – Past Board Chairman
  • Hope Reigns Ranch - Past Board of Directors
  • Heartland Community Church
  • OakStrength


  • The Manufacturer, October, 2006
  • Association for Manufacturing Excellence, June, 2007


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