Craig A. Hindman is Executive Vice President of ITW. Mr. Hindman is responsible for ITW’s global Wilsonart businesses. Wilsonart companies manufacture and sell decorative surfacing products for the home and commercial markets. Wilsonart products include: high pressure laminates, solid surface materials, kitchen sinks and vanity bowls, residential and commercial flooring products. Wilsonart also produces and distributes its own brand of adhesives.
Mr. Hindman joined ITW in 1976 as a sales trainee with the Buildex Division. After a succession of sales, sales management and marketing management positions he was promoted to General Manager of the Buildex Division in 1993. Mr. Hindman then moved to the Paslode Division of ITW where he was named Vice President and General Manager in 1997. After the acquisition of the Duo-Fast business by ITW in 1999, Mr. Hindman transferred to Duo-Fast to become Vice President and General Manager. In 2002, Mr. Hindman was promoted to President of the ITW Finishing Group of Companies which included responsibility for such business units as FibreGlass-Evercoat, Binks, DeVilbiss, and Ransburg.
Mr. Hindman graduated from Colgate University, Hamilton, NY in 1976 with a B.A. degree in Liberal Arts. In 1987, he received a Masters of Management degree from The Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University.
Mr. Hindman is a past board member of Orchard Village, a Chicago area agency dedicated to helping people with developmental disabilities. Mr. Hindman is also a past board member of Junior Achievement of Lake County.