MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Materion Corporation (NYSE:MTRN) has announced the appointment of Neil Sater as Vice President, Commercial Excellence, a new position reporting to the CEO.
Mr. Sater most recently served as Enterprise Sales Director for Super Micro Computer, Inc., a $2 billion global leader in high-performance server technology and innovation. Earlier, he was with Intel Corporation for 18 years, leading enterprise solution sales and managing communications, media and software development teams in the Americas to drive commercial success of new products and major growth initiatives. Between Intel and Super Micro Computer, he founded the concentrator photovoltaic technology company GreenField Solar, where he served as President.
“I am pleased to announce Neil’s appointment to fill this key new position. He joins us with 30 years of sales, business development, engineering and general management experience in the technology sector, a key growth area for Materion,” said Jugal Vijayvargiya, President and Chief Executive Officer.
“Consistent with our One Materion initiative, Neil will be responsible for leading a unified, coordinated commercial approach around the world, in close collaboration with the Business Presidents, Regional Presidents, and Chief Technology and Marketing Officer. He will lead efforts to build a strong business development and sales/marketing organization globally and in managing our customers and product portfolio more comprehensively across Materion.”
Mr. Sater has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Computer Design and Semiconductor Fabrication from The Ohio State University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Wright State University.
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.