Executive Leadership Team

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Amy C. Becker, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Amy Becker is Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary and joined the company in 1998. During her tenure, she has held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Amy serves on the Vikings Women’s Advisory Board. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, as well as MBA and JD degrees from the University of South Dakota.

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Guillermo Briseño, President, Industrial Solutions

Guillermo Briseño is President, Industrial Solutions and joined the company in 2003. During his tenure, he has held positions of increasing responsibility across the organization, most recently Vice President, Latin America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture and science from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and an MBA from Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.

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Tod E. Carpenter, Chairman, President and Chief Executive officer

Tod Carpenter is Chairman, President and CEO of Donaldson Company. Since joining the company in 1996 as Director of Operations in the Gas Turbine Systems business, he has held several operations, sales and management positions in the United States and Europe, including the role of COO before being chosen President and CEO in 2015. He was appointed to the Donaldson Board of Directors in 2014 and was named Chairman of the Board three years later. Prior to Donaldson, Tod spent 13 years at Hughes Aircraft Company and was a consultant at York & Associates. He serves on the AMETEK Inc. Board of Directors, the Minnesota Business Partnership Board of Directors and the Board of Overseers of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He has a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing technology from Indiana State University and an MBA from Long Beach State University.

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Andrew C. Dahlgren, President, Life Sciences and Special Applications

Andrew Dahlgren is President, Life Sciences and Special Applications and joined the company in 1994. During his tenure, he has held a variety of roles, most recently Vice President, Asia Pacific. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

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Sheila G. Kramer, Chief Human Resources Officer

Sheila Kramer is Chief Human Resources Officer and joined the company in 2015. Prior to joining Donaldson, she was VP of Human Resources with Taylor Corporation and held a variety of HR roles during her 21-year career with Lifetouch Inc. (now Shutterfly Inc.), including HR Manager, HR Director-Sales, and HR Vice President. Sheila serves on the Board of Directors for Ducommun Incorporated. She holds a MAIR (Master of Industrial Relations) from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

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Richard B. Lewis, President, Mobile Equipment Solutions

Rich Lewis is President, Mobile Equipment Solutions and joined Donaldson in 2002. During his tenure, he has held several leadership positions, most recently Senior Vice President, Global Operations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Louisville and an MBA from Indiana University.

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Scott J. Robinson, Chief Financial Officer

Scott Robinson is Chief Financial Officer and joined the company in 2015. Prior to Donaldson, Scott spent 11 years with Imation Corp. where he last served as CFO. He served on the Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare board, serving as their Treasurer and on the Audit, Finance and Investment Committee from 2011 to 2023. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Cloud State University, and he is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

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Thomas R. Scalf, President, Enterprise Operations and Supply Chain

Tom Scalf is President, Enterprise Operations and Supply Chain and joined the company in 1989. During his tenure, he has held various positions of increasing responsibility across the company’s global operations, most recently Senior Vice President, Engine Products. He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from St. Ambrose College. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

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David E. Wood, Vice President, Corporate Development

Dave Wood is Vice President, Corporate Development and joined the company in 2020. He is responsible for Donaldson’s acquisitive growth initiatives into life sciences markets. Prior to joining Donaldson, Dave was Vice President, Corporate Development at T2 Biosystems, Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Bowdoin College and a Ph.D. in Molecular Oncology and Immunology from the New York University School of Medicine.

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Michael Wynblatt, Chief Technology Officer

Michael Wynblatt is Chief Technology Officer and joined the company in 2017. He has more than 25 years of experience in innovation and the commercialization of new technologies and ideas. Prior to joining Donaldson, Michael was VP of Innovation and Emerging Technology at Ingersoll Rand. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Michigan, as well as MS and PhD degrees in computer science from Stony Brook University.

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