Patricia A. Hartzell
Executive Vice President
Patricia A. Hartzell is Executive Vice President, Test & Measurement and Electronics of Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Ms. Hartzell joined ITW with the acquisition of Instron in 2005. She started at Instron as a Software Engineer in 1998, advancing through positions in product management and marketing before eventually serving as General Manager of Instron EM Products. In 2018, she was promoted to Vice President & General Manager of Instron. Most recently, Ms. Hartzell served as Group President in the Test & Measurement and Electronics segment. She was elected Executive Vice President, Test & Measurement and Electronics in 2022.
Ms. Hartzell graduated with a Bachelor of Science in physics and mathematics from Grove City College. She later received a Master’s of Business Administration from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University.