MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Materion Corporation (NYSE: MTRN) announced today the appointments of a Chief Technology and Marketing Officer and President, Precision Coatings.
Ian Tribick, Ph.D., President of Materion Large Area Coatings, has been promoted to Chief Technology and Marketing Officer. He continues to report to Jugal Vijayvargiya, President and Chief Executive Officer. In this newly created position, Dr. Tribick will have worldwide responsibility for the Company’s technology development and deployment and lead marketing strategy and implementation across Materion.
Dr. Tribick joined Materion in 2007 and has served in a number of technology, operations and general management responsibilities in several of the Company’s businesses. He is a graduate of the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, where he earned his bachelor and doctorate degrees in materials science and engineering.
Michael P. Newell, Ph.D., President of Materion Precision Optics, has been promoted to President, Precision Coatings, one of three reportable business segments. The segment is comprised of Large Area Coatings and Precision Optics. He will continue to report to Jugal Vijayvargiya.
Dr. Newell joined Materion in 2014 and was promoted to Precision Optics President in January 2016. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Tasmania, in Australia, with a double major in physics and mathematics. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Queensland in Australia, with a concentration in physics, laser/optics.
Commenting on the appointments, Mr. Vijayvargiya said, “I congratulate Ian and Michael on their exciting new responsibilities. Having our technology and marketing under focused leadership will provide terrific opportunities to leverage our vast potential as One Materion with customers in the marketplace and provide a consistent, cohesive approach to building on and commercializing our very deep technology bench worldwide. Likewise, in Precision Coatings, we are accelerating our potential to grow these complementary global businesses.”
Materion Corporation is headquartered in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, supplies highly engineered advanced enabling materials to global markets. Products include precious and non-precious specialty metals, inorganic chemicals and powders, specialty coatings, specialty engineered beryllium alloys, beryllium and beryllium composites, and engineered clad and plated metal systems.