Graco Names New Executive Vice President

December 10, 2021

Graco Inc. has appointed Inge Grasdal to the newly created position of executive vice president of corporate development, effective January 17, 2022.

Grasdal joins Graco from Ecolab Inc., where he had served as vice president of corporate development since 2018. Prior to his tenure with Ecolab, Grasdal worked as the senior director for 3M’s corporate development team. In his new position, Grasdal will work with Graco’s leadership team to identify growth opportunities in new market spaces and develop corporate acquisition initiatives.

“With the addition of the corporate development role to our leadership team, Graco is backing its initiative to pursue and invest in new acquisition opportunities by adding expertise at the corporate level,” said Mark Sheahan, Graco president and CEO. “Inge’s impressive credentials in corporate development, finance, and engineering will help drive Graco’s strategic objectives and company growth.”

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