Age 55. Executive Vice President, Illinois Tool Works, Inc., a diversified manufacturer of specialized industrial equipment, consumables and related service businesses based in Glenview, Ill. Previously Executive Vice President of ITW’s Welding segment, and Group President of Welding International. Holds a BS degree from South Gujarat (India) University, an MBA from Wright State (Ohio) University and an MS and Ph.D. in materials science from Auburn (Ala.) University. Served on the Board since February 2015.