Richard J. Tobin
Richard Tobin currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dover Corporation, a role he has held since May 2018, after having served as a board member at Dover since August 2016.
With annual revenue of over $8 billion and over 24,000 employees worldwide, Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider delivering innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products (aftermarket vehicle service, solid waste handling, industrial automation, aerospace and defense, industrial winch and hoist, and fluid dispensing), Fueling Solutions (components, equipment, and software and service solutions), Imaging & Identification (precision marking and coding, product traceability and digital textile printing equipment), Pumps & Process Solutions (specialty pumps, fluid handling components, plastics and polymer processing equipment, highly engineered components for rotating and reciprocating machines) and Refrigeration & Food Equipment (commercial refrigeration, and heating and cooling markets). Dover is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.
Mr. Tobin has extensive experience in international finance and management that he acquired during his career through global leadership positions of growing responsibility and scope. Prior to joining Dover, he was the Chief Executive Officer of CNH Industrial N.V. since January 2012. Prior to the merger of Fiat Industrial S.p.A. and CNH Global he was the Chief Executive Officer of CNH Global and group Chief Operating Officer of Fiat Industrial S.p.A., roles he assumed after two years as Chief Financial Officer for CNH Global.
Before his joining CNH Global in 2010, he held the role of Chief Financial Officer and Head of Information Technology of SGS SA of Geneva, Switzerland. He has also held management positions at GTE Corporation of Stamford, Connecticut, Alusuisse-Lonza SA of Zurich, Switzerland, and Alcan Aluminum of Montreal, Canada. Mr. Tobin was an officer in the United States Army before beginning his business career.
Mr. Tobin holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from Norwich University and Drexel University, respectively.
He is on the Board of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Shedd Aquarium of Chicago and is a member of The Business Council.