Nicholas Pinchuk

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Snap-on Incorporated

Nick Pinchuk is chairman and chief executive officer of Snap-on Incorporated, and serves on its board of directors.

Mr. Pinchuk was named president and chief operating officer in April 2007, when he was also appointed to Snap-on’s board.  He was elected chief executive officer in December 2007 and subsequently chairman in April 2009.  He joined Snap-on in 2002 as senior vice president and president of Snap-on’s Worldwide Commercial and Industrial Group.

Before Snap-on, Mr. Pinchuk was president, global refrigeration operations, a multi-billion dollar business unit of Carrier Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation.  Prior to that, he served in executive, operational, planning and financial capacities within Carrier and United Technologies, including: president, Asia-Pacific air conditioning operations; global vice president, strategic planning; and chief financial officer, Carrier International Corporation.  Before joining United Technologies, he was with the Ford Motor Company, where he held various financial and engineering positions.  He also served in Vietnam as an officer in the United States Army.

Mr. Pinchuk received an M.B.A. from Harvard, and master and bachelor of science degrees in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  He currently serves on the board of directors of Columbus McKinnon Corporation; on the board of directors for the National Association of Manufacturers; on the Board of Trustees of the Manufacturer’s Alliance for Productivity and Innovation; on the Senior Advisory Board of the Syracuse University School of Management; on the Board of Trustees of Carthage College; and as Chair of Skills for America’s Future Advisory Board at The Aspen Institute.

My Sessions

Insights on the Future Drivers of Competitiveness

Knight Conference Center Room 704

In a series of “fireside chats” and “TED-style” talks, speakers representing a broad cross-section of the private sector will highlight various disruptive technologies and their impact on the U.S. economy. Big Data and Data Analytics: How Are the Aerospace and Defense sectors evolving? Dr. Dana (Keoki) Jackson, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Lockheed Martin […]