Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced that Jeffrey Evenson, Ph.D., is expected to be elected senior vice president and a member of the company’s management committee. Dr. Evenson will focus on a number of strategic programs, growth initiatives and special projects on behalf of the senior leadership team.
Dr. Evenson, 45, joins Corning from Sanford C. Bernstein, where he served as senior vice president and senior analyst, U.S. Data Networking since 2004. Previously, he was a partner with McKinsey & Company, where he spent 11 years.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Jeff Evenson to Corning and to our management committee. He brings a wealth of knowledge about Corning from his work at both Bernstein and McKinsey. He is an extremely talented individual and we look forward to his future contributions to the long-term growth and success of Corning,” Wendell P. Weeks, chairman and chief executive officer, said.
Dr. Evenson is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an undergraduate degree in physics. He also holds a doctorate in physics from Harvard University. Dr. Evenson plans to relocate to Corning with his wife and two children.
About Corning Incorporated
Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 150 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Our products include glass substrates for LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telecommunications networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy and metrology.