CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems and materials, today announced that Thomas McNeill has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, effective March 4, 2019.
Mr. McNeill has been a Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) since 1996 and has seventeen years’ of SEC reporting experience with two public companies, as well as a full range of financial and operational experience. Since April 2015, he has been CFO at Century Direct, LLC, a printing and mailing company serving the direct mail marketing industry. From November 2014 to April 2015, he was a consultant at Mailmen Inc. until its assets were purchased by Century Direct, LLC. Mr. McNeill was CFO/COO at Nina Mclemore from July 2013 to June 2014, a woman’s retail apparel Company. On the Public reporting side, he was CFO at DineWise, Inc. from April 2006 to April 2013, a direct to consumer prepared frozen foods company, and from October 1996 to April 2006, was CFO at Global Payment Technologies, Inc, a hi-tech manufacturing and engineering company. Mr. McNeill started his career at KPMG, achieving the position of audit manager, and he has passed the CPA exam.
Leonard A. Rosenbaum, President and Board Chairman of CVD Equipment Corporation welcomed Mr. McNeill to the Company, stating “Mr. McNeill, through his experience in public, manufacturing and engineering companies will bring a unique insight and perspective to lead the finance team. He will be a valuable asset to CVD as our Company continues to expand and commercialize exciting new technologies. We look forward to working with Tom.”
About CVD Equipment Corporation
CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV) designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of chemical vapor deposition, gas control, and other state-of-the-art equipment and process solutions used to develop and manufacture materials and coatings for research and industrial applications. This equipment is used by its customers to research, design, and manufacture these materials or coatings for aerospace engine components, medical implants, semiconductors, solar cells, smart glass, carbon nanotubes, nanowires, LEDs, MEMS, and other applications. Through its application laboratory, the Company provides process development support and process startup assistance with the focus on enabling tomorrow’s technologies™. It’s wholly owned subsidiary CVD Materials Corporation provides advanced materials and metal surface treatments and coatings to serve demanding applications in the electronic, biomedical, petroleum, pharmaceutical, and many other industrial markets.
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