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Michael R. Zimmerman

Executive Vice President

Michael R. Zimmerman is Executive Vice President, Polymers & Fluids of Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Mr. Zimmerman joined ITW with the company’s acquisition of Permatex in 2005. Most recently, Mr. Zimmerman served as Executive Vice President of Construction Products. He also served as Group President for the Welding Oil & Gas Platform and was previously a Group President in the Polymers & Fluids Segment. He was elected Executive Vice President of Polymers and Fluids in 2018. 

Mr. Zimmerman graduated from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA with a bachelor’s degree in History and Economics and received a master’s in Business Administration from Columbia University in New York City, NY.