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ITW Names Chris O’Herlihy President of Food Equipment Group Worldwide

ITW has appointed Chris O'Herlihy president-Food Equipment Group Worldwide, a post which includes responsibility for all Food Equipment Group operations globally. 

"We are consolidating leadership responsibility for the Food Equipment Group
on a worldwide basis to position the organization to fully leverage its
technical, operational and organizational capabilities globally in order to
take full advantage of the Group's significant future growth potential,"
said E. Scott Santi, vice chairman of ITW.

O'Herlihy has spent his 21-year career at ITW in a variety of managerial and leadership roles; he most recently served as group president-Food Equipment Group International.

Due to this change in leadership structure, the positions of group president-North America and group president-International are being eliminated. John McDonough, currently group president-North America, has decided to leave the company. "On behalf of the entire organization, we thank John for his many leadership contributions and years of dedicated service to the company, and wish him well in his future endeavors," said Santi.  

The ITW Food Equipment Group has businesses in 23 countries; its brands include Hobart, Avery-Berkel, Baxter, Bonnet, Foster, Gaylord, HMI-Thirode, Kairak, MBM, Peerless, Somat, Stero, Traulsen, Vulcan, and Wolf. ITW Food Equipment Group is based in Troy, Ohio.

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