Garin L. Bergman joined IDEX Corporation, a global diversified manufacturing company, as Chief Compliance Officer in June 2011 where he is responsible for establishing a formal compliance program that supports the high ethical standards that is part of the core values at IDEX.
Prior to IDEX, he spent three years at Dover Corporation as Director Corporate Compliance where he established the company's first ever formal compliance program for 30,000 employees around the world. While at Dover he focused his attention in a number of areas including data privacy, getting the company Safe Harbor certified, refreshing the Code of Conduct and the global hotline, establishing an online training program and updating and creating a number of compliance policies.
Mr. Bergman spent six years at Ingersoll Rand (IR) from 2002 - 2008 where he specialized in anti-corruption reviews and investigations as well as internal audit projects. He worked his way up from a senior auditor to an Audit Manager while spending 18 months in Shanghai setting up the IR Asia Pacific audit department.
From 1996 - 2002 Mr. Bergman worked in the accounting firms of McGladrey & Pullen and later, KPMG. He obtained his bachelor's degree in accounting and a minor in Sociology in 1996 from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.