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  1. New Morningstar Analyst Report for Illinois Tool Works Inc

    Stock Reports

    Tue, 9 Sep 2014

    ITW a Standard Stewardship Rating under new CEO Scott Santi. Santi, a company veteran, took over for the deceased David Speer as CEO in November 2012. Before being named interim CEO in October 2012, Santi served as vice chairman and was responsible

  2. ITW CEO Speer Dies; New CEO Santi Likely to Continue Transformation

    Commentary

    Mon, 19 Nov 2012

    Illinois Tool Works ITW CEO and chairman David Speer died Saturday, 36 days after taking a leave of absence to focus on his health. ITW announced in November 2011 that Speer had

  3. Illinois Tool Works CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Health Concerns

    Commentary

    Tue, 16 Oct 2012

    On Monday, Illinois Tool Works ITW announced that CEO and chairman David Speer is taking a leave of absence to focus on his health. The firm first reported in November 2011 that Speer had been diagnosed with

  4. Pass The Ammo

    Headlines

    Thu, 16 Sep 2010

    further stated that 90% of the added cost is due to taxes and regulations that other countries don’t have. CEO David Speer of Illinois Tool Works, whose company employs 60,000 workers, recently stated, “I could borrow $2 billion tomorrow

  5. As recessionary conditions begin to ease, ITW's growth prospects appear poised for improvement.

    Stock Reports

    Thu, 17 Sep 2009

    at least another year or two for the firm to meet this objective, given the current economic environment.In 2005, David Speer became ITW's fifth CEO since the firm went public in the early 1960s. A 28-year company veteran, he has spent

  6. ITW Transitions to a New CEO

    Commentary

    Tue, 12 Jul 2005

    On July 12, Illinois Tool Works ITW announced that Jim Farrell would turn over the CEO position to David Speer on Aug. 6, 2005. Farrell will remain chairman until May 2006. Our $87 fair value estimate is unaffected, as management has

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