Tim Timken Bio

Ward J. “Tim” Timken, Jr., is chairman, CEO and president of TimkenSteel Corporation, leading its transition to a strong and independent company. Tim most recently served as chairman of The Timken Company, leading a strategy that resulted in more than tripling the stock price during his tenure. He joined Timken’s steel business in 1992 and progressed through a series of roles in sales and marketing management and geographic leadership in Europe and Latin America, where he helped fuel the company’s global growth. He served as vice chairman, playing a pivotal role in the development of strategy that expanded the company’s product portfolio into industrial market segments. He also served as president of steel before being named company chairman in 2005.

Earlier in his career, Tim opened and managed the Washington, D.C., office of McGough & Associates, a Columbus, Ohio-based government affairs consulting firm. Tim serves on the boards of Team NEO and the American Iron and Steel Institute, where he served as chairman of each. Additional board memberships include Pella Corporation, the National Association of Manufacturers Executive Committee, the Ohio Business Development Council, the Ohio Business Roundtable Executive Committee, the Stark Development Board, and the Timken Foundation. Tim also serves as a trustee of the TimkenSteel Charitable Fund. He holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Georgetown University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.