Executive Vice President
Xavier Gracia is Executive Vice President, Automotive OEM of Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Mr. Gracia joined ITW as a Technical Manager for ITW Automotive – Spain in 2006. He progressed through a series of leadership positions within ITW’s Automotive segment in operations and general management, including being named Vice President & General Manager for EU Global Accounts division. In 2017, Mr. Gracia was named Vice President & General Manager of Continental Europe Construction in the Construction Products segment and then promoted to Group President for the Construction EU platform. Mr. Gracia was elected Executive Vice President of the Construction Products segment in 2022 and appointed Executive Vice President of the Automotive OEM segment in 2023.
Mr. Gracia graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and attended a management development program at IESE Business School.