Illinois Tool Works Names ex-Gardner Denver CEO Its New CFO

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Illinois Tool Works has drafted its new CFO from the ranks of veteran industrial sector executives.

The company today announced its finance chief and senior vice president is now Michael Larsen. Prior to his hiring, Larsen was CFO and later CEO at Gardner Denver. He stepped down from the latter position to become CFO again following the completion of the firm's acquisition by KKR, announced this past July.

Previous to his time at Gardner Denver, Larsen spent 15 years at General Electric working in a variety of finance jobs.


In the press release announcing the hiring, Illinois Tool Works quoted its CEO Scott Santi describing Larsen as "a proven leader who brings considerable financial, operational, and senior leadership experience to ITW."

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