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Christopher A. O’Herlihy
Vice Chairman

Christopher A. O’Herlihy is Vice Chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Mr. O’Herlihy joined ITW in 1989. After various roles of increasing responsibility, including Group President within the Polymers & Fluids Segment, Mr. O’Herlihy moved to the Food Equipment Segment as Group President – International in 2009. In 2010, he was promoted to Group President – Food Equipment Segment Worldwide. He was elected Executive Vice President in 2010 with worldwide responsibility for ITW’s Food Equipment Segment. Mr. O’Herlihy was named Vice Chairman in 2015.

Mr. O’Herlihy is a member of the Board of Directors for Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS).

Mr. O’Herlihy graduated from the University College Cork, Ireland with a bachelor’s degree in Science and received a master’s degree in Science from the University of Massachusetts.