State of Manufacturing
- Intro to ITW and it's different divisions
- Future of Manufacturing- Supply Chain in Illinois and US
- Current climate for Offshoring/Inshoring/Outsourcing
Sundaram Nagarajan , Executive Vice President
Sundaram Nagarajan is Executive Vice President,
Automotive OEM of Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Mr. Nagarajan originally joined Hobart Brothers in 1991. After various roles of increasing
responsibility at Hobart Brothers, Mr. Nagarajan was promoted to Group Vice President, Welding
Group in 2006 and Group President, Welding International in 2008. Most recently he was
Executive Vice President of the Welding segment.
Mr. Nagarajan holds an MBA from Wright State University, Ohio, and a MS and Ph.D. from Auburn University, Alabama.
Mr. Nagarajan is a member of the Board of Directors of Sonoco Products Company, Past Trustee
of Hobart Institute of Welding Technology, Advisory Board Member of IACS, member of the
Executive Club, member of the Economics Club of Chicago, Former Board of Trustees of AWS
Foundation Inc. and Co-Chair of ITW's National United Way Campaign (2013 and 2014).