Michael J. Hoffman

Former Chief Executive Officer at The Toro Co.

Michael J. Hoffman

Michael J. Hoffman

Former Chief Executive Officer at The Toro Co.

Biography

Michael J. Hoffman is on the board of Donaldson Co., Inc., The Toro Foundation and The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management. He previously was Chairman for The Toro Co. Mr. Hoffman received an undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) and an MBA from The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management.

Overview
Career Highlights

The Toro Co.

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689

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1956

Age

64

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Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at The Toro Co.

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Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Donaldson Company, Inc.

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Vice President, Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer at The Toro Co.

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Chief Executive Officer at Supermarket Operators of America, Inc.

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Council at National Museum of American History

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The Mosaic Company

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Treasurer & Director at The Toro Foundation

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Director of Government & Community Relations at Wells Fargo Advisors LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.

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Michael J. Hoffman
Former Chief Executive Officer at The Toro Co.
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing Management

The University of St. Thomas, founded in 1885 by Archbishop John Ireland, is a Catholic comprehensive urban university that emphasizes values-centered, career-oriented education.

MBA

The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management is a business school at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. The Carlson School offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees, as well as an executive education program. The Carlson School also offers dual degrees with the colleges and schools of public affairs, law, medicine, and public health.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
1977 - 2017

The Toro Co. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of turf equipment. It operates through the following segments: Professional and Residential. The Professional segment consists of turf & landscape equipment; rental, specialty, and underground construction equipment; snow & ice management equipment; and irrigation products. The Residential segment consists of walk power mowers, riding mowers, snow throwers, replacement parts, and home solutions products, including trimmers, blowers, blower-vacuums, and underground, hose, and hose-end retail irrigation products sold in Australia and New Zealand. The company was founded by John Samuel Clapper and Henry Clay McCartney on July 10, 1914 and is headquartered in Bloomington, MN.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Advisors
Current

Minnesota Vikings Football Club LLC operates as a professional football club. Its activities include football operations, network and broadcasting, brand development and advertising. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Eagan, MN.

Director
Tenure Unconfirmed
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2011

Greater Twin Cities United Way provides services related to basic needs, education and health to the people in some counties in Minnesota. The company was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

$1M +

The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after school and in school programs, they help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf. And it’s making a difference.Their research-proven programs are having a positive impact on participants, their families and their communities.

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Other Affiliations

Michael J. Hoffman is affiliated with The Toro Co., Minnesota Vikings, The Toro Foundation

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