Michael M. Larsen


Michael M. Larsen 300Mr. Larsen joined the A. O. Smith Board of Directors in April 2021 and is a member of the Audit Committee.

Since 2013, Mr. Larsen has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Illinois Tool Works, Inc., a publicly traded, global, multi-industrial manufacturing leader. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Gardner Denver, Inc. from 2012 to 2013, and its Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2010 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Larsen was Chief Financial Officer at General Electric (“GE”) Water and Process Technologies from 2009 to 2010 and held a number of global finance leadership roles of increasing responsibility at GE from 1995 to 2009.

Mr. Larsen was a director of Gardner Denver, Inc. from 2012 until its acquisition by KKR & Co. Inc. in 2013.