Aug 30, 2021 | 5 min read

Placement Announcement

Carrier Appoints Ellen Trager, Executive Director, Digital


The Momenta Executive Search team congratulates Ellen Trager on her placement as Executive Director, Digital, CHVAC, at Carrier.


Carrier, the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable, and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, has appointed Ellen Trager as Executive Director, Digital, CHVAC.


Trager is a dynamic business leader who brings over 25 years of international experience as an in-house leader, management consultant, and lean six sigma expert, delivering successful digital transformations through the creation of strategies that identify and unlock value. Trager will lead the development and deployment of Carrier’s digital strategy within the Commercial HVAC business to drive profitability, operational excellence, and customer satisfaction.


Prior to Carrier, Trager served as Managing Director, UKI Management Consulting for Accenture, SVP, Business Transformation for Philips Lighting, VP Quality, Industrial Solutions for GE Energy, and CIO & VP, Lean Six Sigma for GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies.


“Momenta understands first-hand its clients’ ongoing needs to attract top digital transformation leadership whose vision and expertise are key to future profitability, operational improvements, and customer retention,” said Ronnette Cowlishaw, Partner, Momenta’s Executive Search Practice. “We look forward to watching Ellen Trager continue her successful track record of results-driven digital innovation with Carrier.”


Trager holds a BA in Mathematics from Rutgers University.


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About Carrier

As the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable, and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, Carrier Global Corporation is committed to making the world safer, sustainable, and more comfortable for generations to come. From the beginning, we've led in inventing new technologies and entirely new industries. Today, we continue to lead because we have a world-class, diverse workforce that puts the customer at the center of everything we do. For more information, please visit or follow Carrier on social media at @Carrier.



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