Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Tony Tripeny was appointed executive vice president in 2018 and has served as Corning’s chief financial officer since September 2015. In this role, Tripeny is the chief steward of Corning’s financial health, overseeing the finance and Investor Relations functions. He also has oversight of Corning Enterprises, Corning Foundation, and Aviation.
From April 2009 to August 2015, Tripeny was Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. In this role, he was responsible for the accounting, analytical services, business control, and tax functions and co-led the global finance organization.
Tripeny joined Corning Cable Systems in 1985 as the corporate accounting manager. In March 1989, he moved to Texas to work in the Corning Cable Systems' Keller facility as the plant controller. In January 1993, he was appointed equipment division controller. He relocated to Hickory in 1996 as the corporate controller.
Tripeny was appointed to chief financial officer in July 2000 and added the additional responsibilities of group controller, Telecommunications, in February 2003. He was appointed to division vice president, Operations Controller in August 2004, and then named vice president, corporate controller, in October 2005.
Tripeny received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. He is a member of the Financial Executives Institute and the Institute of Management Accounting. He is on the board of directors of Hemlock Semiconductor Group.