Directors

Daniel J. Brutto
Retired President, UPS International, and Senior Vice President, United Parcel Service, Inc.
Biography Photo Daniel J. Brutto
Retired President, UPS International, and Senior Vice President, United Parcel Service, Inc.

58, retired as President of UPS International and Senior Vice President of United Parcel Service, Inc., a global package delivery, supply chain management and freight forwarding company, having served in these capacities from January 2008 to June 2013. Previously, he served as President, Global Freight Forwarding, for UPS from 2006 to 2007, and corporate controller from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Brutto had over 38 years of experience at UPS, serving over the years in various areas with increasing levels of responsibility, including operations, finance, information systems, mergers & acquisitions, marketing, business development and international. Mr. Brutto is currently a Director of Sysco Corporation, Innotrac Corporation and has served as a director of ITW since 2012. He has not served as a director of any other publicly-traded company in the last five years.

In the past, Mr. Brutto served on the board of the US-China Business Council, the Guangdong Economic Council, and the Turkey Economic Advisory Council. He was also a delegate to the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, from 2009 to 2013. Mr. Brutto’s significant strategic, operational, and financial leadership experience with a major global company, including the establishment of operations in 35 countries, along with his significant international business experience, brings valuable perspectives to our Board.

Susan Crown
Chairman and CEO of Owl Creek Partners, LLC
Biography Photo Susan Crown
Chairman and CEO of Owl Creek Partners, LLC

Susan Crown, 57, is the Chairman and CEO of Owl Creek Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, and Founder of Susan Crown Exchange Inc., a social investment organization. She served two terms as a Fellow of the Yale Corporation, is currently a Vice Chair of Rush University Medical Center, a director of CARE USA and Chicago's Navy Pier.  From 1984 to 2015, Ms. Crown served as Vice President of Henry Crown and Company, a business with diversified investments.  Ms. Crown is currently a director of Northern Trust Corporation and its subsidiary, The Northern Trust Company. Ms. Crown has served as a director of ITW since 1994. Ms. Crown’s experience includes executive experience in diversified manufacturing, cellular phone, home furnishings and real estate businesses.

Ms. Crown’s long-standing board service at a global banking and financial institution and her extensive board service with many civic and not-for-profit organizations brings valuable perspectives to our Board.

James W. Griffith
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, The Timken Company
Biography Photo James W. Griffith
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, The Timken Company

James W. Griffith, 61, retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Timken Company, a manufacturer of bearings, alloy and specialty steels and components, having served in that capacity from 2002 to 2014. Previously, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Griffith joined Timken in 1984, and held positions in various functional areas of Timken with increasing levels of responsibility, including purchasing and logistics, manufacturing and international operations. From 1996 to 1999, he led Timken’s automotive business in North America and Timken’s bearing business activities in Asia and Latin America. Prior to joining Timken, he held production and engineering positions at Martin Marietta, Bunker Hill Company and Homestake Mining Company. Mr. Griffith is currently a director of AB Volvo Sweden, a commercial transport solutions company, and has served as a director of ITW since 2012. He previously served as a director of The Timken Company from 1999 to 2014 and Goodrich Corporation from 2002 to 2012, as well as a director of the US-China Business Council and a number of other industry and not-for-profit organizations.

Mr. Griffith’s extensive experience as Chief Executive Officer of a global industrial manufacturer, along with his international business and engineering experience, bring valuable perspectives to our Board.

Jay L. Henderson
Retired Vice Chairman, Client Service of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Biography Photo Jay L. Henderson
Retired Vice Chairman, Client Service of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Jay L. Henderson, 60, retired Vice Chairman, Client Service of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC") in June 2016, having served in this capacity since 2007. Previously, he served as PwC’s Greater Chicago Market Managing Partner from 2003 to 2013 and Managing Partner of the Cleveland Office from 1993 to 2002. He is currently a director of Northern Trust Corporation and The J.M. Smucker Company. Mr. Henderson is also a member of the boards of several non-profit organizations. Mr. Henderson was elected to the board of directors of ITW in August 2016. Mr. Henderson’s extensive experience in working with the boards and audit committees of Fortune 500 companies, as well as his experience serving in leadership roles at a major professional services firm bring valuable expertise and perspectives to our Board.

Richard H. Lenny
Chairman, Information Resources, Inc.
Biography Photo Richard H. Lenny
Chairman, Information Resources, Inc.

Richard H. Lenny, 63, has served as non-executive Chairman of Information Resources, Inc., a privately held producer of market and shopper information, since 2013. He served as an operating partner with Friedman Fleischer & Lowe LLC, a private equity firm, from 2011 to August 2014, at which time he became a senior advisor. From 2001 through 2007 he served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hershey Company, a manufacturer, distributor and marketer of candy, snacks and candy-related grocery products. From 1998 to 2000 he served as President, Nabisco Biscuit Company, and prior thereto he was President of Pillsbury, North America. He is also a director of Discover Financial Services, ConAgra Foods, Inc. and McDonald’s Corporation. Mr. Lenny has served as a director of ITW since August 2014.

Mr. Lenny’s experience as Chief Executive Officer of a global Fortune 500 company and diverse board experience bring valuable perspectives to our Board.

Robert S. Morrison
Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Quaker Oats Company
Biography Photo Robert S. Morrison
Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Quaker Oats Company

Robert S. Morrison, 72, retired as Vice Chairman of PepsiCo, Inc., a beverage and food products company, having served in that position from 2001 to 2003. From 1997 to 2001, prior to its merger with PepsiCo, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Quaker Oats Company. He also served as interim Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 3M Company from June to December 2005. Mr. Morrison is currently a director of Aon Corporation, and was formerly a director of 3M Company and The Tribune Co. He has served as a director of ITW since 2003 and currently serves as Lead Director.

Mr. Morrison’s experience as a former top executive of three global public companies and diverse board experience bring valuable perspectives to our Board.

E. Scott Santi
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Biography Photo E. Scott Santi
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

E. Scott Santi, 53, has served as Chief Executive Officer of ITW since November 2012 and Chairman since 2015. He was President and Chief Operating Officer from October to November 2012. Previously, Mr. Santi served as Vice Chairman from December 2008 to October 2012 and Executive Vice President from October 2004 to December 2008. He has served as a director of ITW since November 2012 and currently serves as a director of W.W. Grainger, Inc. He has not served as a director of any other publicly traded company in the last five years. Mr. Santi also has significant experience as a participating board member of a number of professional and not-for-profit organizations.

Mr. Santi’s deep understanding of the Company’s business operations, operating philosophy and culture bring indispensable perspectives to our Board.

James A. Skinner
Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, McDonald's Corporation
Biography Photo James A. Skinner
Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, McDonald's Corporation

James A. Skinner, 70, retired as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McDonald’s Corporation, a global restaurant chain, having served in those positions from 2004 to June 2012. Previously, Mr. Skinner served as Vice Chairman from 2003 to 2004; as President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonalds’ Restaurant Group from February 2002 to December 2002; as President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonalds’ Europe, Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa from 2001 to 2002; and as President of McDonalds’-Europe from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Skinner is currently the Executive Chairman of Walgreens Boots Alliance and serves as a director of Hewlett-Packard Company. He served as a director of McDonald’s Corporation from November 2004 to June 2012. He has served as a director of ITW since 2005.

Mr. Skinner’s extensive experience as Chief Executive Officer of a major global corporation and diverse board experience bring valuable perspectives to our Board.

David B. Smith, Jr.
Executive Vice President, Policy and Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Mutual Fund Directors Forum
Biography Photo David B. Smith, Jr.
Executive Vice President, Policy and Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Mutual Fund Directors Forum

David B. Smith, Jr., 48, has served as Executive Vice President for Policy & Legal Affairs and General Counsel of Mutual Fund Directors Forum, a not-for-profit membership organization for independent investment company directors and an advocate on important policy matters, since 2005. From 1996 to 2005, Mr. Smith held several positions with increasing levels of responsibility at the Securities and Exchange Commission, serving as Associate Director, Division of Investment Management, from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Smith is currently a director of Northern Trust Corporation and its subsidiary, The Northern Trust Company, and has not served as a director of any other publicly-traded company in the last five years. Mr. Smith has served as a director of ITW since 2009.  Mr. Smith’s extensive legal and regulatory experience along with his executive experience with a mutual fund industry organization bring valuable perspectives to our Board.

Mr. Smith is a nephew of Mr. Harold B. Smith, an emeritus director of ITW.

Pamela B. Strobel
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Exelon Corporation and Retired President, Exelon Business Services Company
Biography Photo Pamela B. Strobel
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Exelon Corporation and Retired President, Exelon Business Services Company

Pamela B. Strobel, 62, retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Exelon Corporation and President of Exelon Business Services Company, an electric and gas utility company, in October 2005, a position she had held since 2003, previously serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exelon Energy Delivery from 2000 to 2003. Prior to that, she served as Executive Vice President of Unicom and its chief subsidiary, ComEd, having joined ComEd as General Counsel in 1993. Ms. Strobel is currently a director of Domtar Corporation and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company.

Ms. Strobel has served as a director of ITW since 2008.  Ms. Strobel’s executive and legal experience with a leading energy provider and other board experience bring valuable perspectives to our Board.

Kevin M. Warren
President, Commercial Business Group for Xerox Corporation
Biography Photo Kevin M. Warren
President, Commercial Business Group for Xerox Corporation

Kevin M. Warren, 53, has been the President, Commercial Business Group for Xerox Corporation, a global business services, technology and document management company, since January 2016 and previously served as the President, Industrial, Retail and Hospitality Business Group since January 2015. Since 1984, Mr. Warren has held a number of positions at Xerox with increasing levels of responsibility, including serving as President of Strategic Growth Initiatives for Xerox Corporation from January 2014 to January 2015; President of U.S. Client Operations for Xerox Corporation from June 2010 to December 2013; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Xerox Canada from 2007 to 2010; Senior Vice President, Acquisition Transition Office in 2007; and Senior Vice President, U.S. Eastern Sales, U.S. Solutions Group from 2004 to 2007. He also serves as a director of a number of professional, civic and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Warren has served as a director of ITW since 2010 and has not served as a director of any other publicly-traded company in the last five years.

Mr. Warren’s significant strategic and operational leadership experience with a major global company, along with his significant international experience, bring valuable perspectives to our Board.

Anré D. Williams
President, Global Merchant Services & Loyalty Group, of American Express Company
Biography Photo Anré D. Williams
President, Global Merchant Services & Loyalty Group, of American Express Company

Anré D. Williams, 49, has been President, Global Merchant Services & Loyalty Group, of American Express Company, a global services company, since 2011. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Williams was President, Global Commercial Card, of American Express. From 1989 to 2007, Mr. Williams held several positions at American Express, serving as Executive Vice President, U.S. Commercial Card, from 2003 to 2007; Senior Vice President, U.S. Middle Market, from 2000 to 2003; Vice President and General Manager, Western Region, Corporate Services, from 1999 to 2000; and Vice President, Acquisition and Advertising, from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Williams has served as a director of ITW since 2010 and is a former director of Ryerson Inc. Mr. Williams has not served as a director of any other publicly-traded company in the last five years.

Mr. Williams’ significant strategic and operational leadership experience with a major global financial services company, along with his global business experience, bring valuable perspectives to our Board.