Bergstrom - Leadership Team
Paul Von Driska

Paul Von Driska

Vice President, Governmental Affairs and Legal

Paul has more than 30 years of experience in Legal, General Management and HVAC product design and development in the appliance, automotive and commercial vehicle industries. He has been with Bergstrom for 25 years, which included an overseas assignment in Wales and Spain. As Vice President Governmental Affairs and Legal, Paul is responsible for reviewing, negotiating and drafting of various contracts; support in mergers and acquisitions and overseeing and managing patents, trademarks and litigation matters.

Prior to joining Bergstrom, Paul held positions at Whirlpool Corporation and Valeo Climate Control.


  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, M.S., Mechanical Engineering
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, B.S., General Engineering


  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Heavy Duty Manufactures Association 
  • CASA Volunteer 


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