Executive Vice President
Juan Valls is Executive Vice President, Specialty Products of Illinois Tool Works Inc
Mr. Valls joined ITW in 1989 as Business Manager of ITW Nexus Europe. He has held numerous European automotive management positions at ITW and became Vice President and General Manager of ITW Delfast International Automotive Fasteners in 2002. Mr. Valls was named Executive Vice President of the Global Automotive businesses in 2007. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President for the Performance Polymers & Fluids businesses.
Mr. Valls graduated from ESADE in Barcelona, Spain with a master’s in Business Administration. Mr. Valls is a member of ESADE Alumni.