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Previous to his most recent position, he was Executive Vice President and Operating Officer with responsibility for Parker’s Aerospace, Engineered Materials, Filtration, Instrumentation and Asia Pacific groups, along with the Strategic Pricing department.
Mr. Williams has demonstrated successful leadership in two of Parker’s operating groups, as Vice President of Operations for the Hydraulics Group and then President of the Instrumentation Group.
Mr. Williams joined Parker in 2003. Prior to that, he held a number of key management positions at General Electric.
He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Make-a-Wish Foundation, a non-profit organization making wishes come true for terminally ill children and a member of the Board of Directors for Chart Industries, a leading independent global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment used in the production, storage and end-use of hydrocarbon and industrial gases. He is also on the Board of Trustees for the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), a leading business research and executive education organization and advocate for manufacturing interests.
Mr. Williams earned a Mechanical Engineering degree from Bucknell University and his MBA from Xavier University.
The CEO score provides an understanding of how employees feel about the CEO’s leadership style and effectiveness at Parker Hannifin.
Based on 114 ratings, Thomas Williams ranks right below Festo's CEO.
Parker Hannifin's CEO is highly regarded by African American/Black employees, employees with Over 10 Years experience, and the Engineering department. However, employees who have been at the company 2 to 5 Years, employees who have been at the company 1 to 2 Years, and the Operations department have a less favorable view of the CEO and believe there is room for improvement. Overall, the CEO score has remained stable over the last 90 days.
Parker Hannifin ranks in the Top 50% of other companies on Comparably with 10,000+ Employees for CEO Rating Score.