Maria Green retired as senior vice president and general counsel of Ingersoll Rand plc (IR) on June 28, 2019. She joined IR in November 2015 and was responsible for all legal and compliance activities worldwide. She joined Ingersoll Rand from Illinois Tool Works (ITW), where she was senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary.
During her 18 years with ITW, Maria guided the company’s expansion through both acquisitions and organic growth. As GC, she led the Environmental, Health, and Safety Group as well as Government Affairs and Risk Management.
At Ingersoll Rand, Maria was a member of the Executive Leadership Team and a trusted advisor to the CEO on legal, compliance, and strategy issues and led a team of 75 lawyers based in the U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. She co-chaired the Global Business Integrity Council and served as executive sponsor for an employee resource group.
Maria joined the board of Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC) as an independent director in March 2019 (Audit and Governance Committees) and was elected to the board of Wisconsin Energy Group (NYSE: WEC) in July 2019 (Audit and Governance Committees). Most recently, Maria joined the board of directors of Littelfuse (a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection, power control & sensing) in February 2020 (Audit and Governance Committees).
Maria holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from Boston University Law School.