James W. Griffith

Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The Timken Co.

James W. Griffith

James W. Griffith

Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The Timken Co.

Overview
Career Highlights

The Timken Co.

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1553

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1954

Age

66

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Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at TimkenSteel Corp.

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Operating Advisor at Blue Heron Capital Management LLC

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Executive Vice President Group Legal & Compliance & General Counsel at AB Volvo

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Former Chief Executive Officer at The Timken Co.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at AB Volvo

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Timken Co.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Diebold Nixdorf, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Nalco Wastewater Contract Operations, Inc.

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James W. Griffith
Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The Timken Co.
Education
BS in Industrial Engineering

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MBA

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

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President
Current
Career History
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
1984 - 2014

the Timken Co As a global industrial technology leader, we apply our deep knowledge of metallurgy, friction management and power transmission to improve the reliability and efficiency of machinery all around the world. We engineer, manufacture and market mechanical components and high-performance steel. Our bearings, engineered-steel bars and tubes -- as well as transmissions, gearboxes, chain and related products and services -- support diversified markets worldwide.

Professional
Prior

Homestake Mining Co. of California was owned gold operations, located in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile and USA. The Company was founded to develop the Homestake mine discovered in the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory in 1876. It was a gold mining company until its diversification into uranium mining. Homestake Mining was headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Professional
Prior
Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2002 - 2012

Goodrich Corp. engages in the supply of systems and services to the aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. The company was founded by Benjamin Franklin Goodrich in 1870 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

Board Member
Prior

TO SUPPORT, EDUCATE AND CHAMPION MANUFACTURING IN OHIO.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) is a member organization focused on building strong leadership within manufacturing, and driving the growth, profitability, and stature of global manufacturers. MAPI contributes to the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing in several ways: 25 councils that executives use to exchange best practices with peers Global forecasts, regulatory analyses, and industry surveys Independent, expert manufacturing data to promote U.S. and global manufacturing MAPI provides the timely and unbiased information that business executives need to improve their strategies, boost productivity, and drive innovation.

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