Timothy J. Gardner

Timothy J. Gardner retired as an Executive Vice President of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturer of highly engineered components and industrial systems and consumables. With $14 billion in revenues, ITW is a multinational manufacturer of a diversified range of value-adding and short lead-time industrial products and equipment. The Company consists of 7 strategic operating segments in 60 countries and employs some 60,000 people.