McCarthy Bertschy Recruits Chief Technology Officer to Interface Performance Materials

McCarthy Bertschy is pleased to announce that Dr. Krishna Venkataswamy recently joined Interface Performance Materials (a Wind Point Partners portfolio company) as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Reporting directly to Mr. Victor Swint, Chief Executive Officer, Krishna is based at the company’s headquarters in Lancaster, PA.

Krishna was previously the Senior Global Technology Director of GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers at PolyOne Corporation. There he led materials science and technology, innovation, product development, and application development. Early career experience includes science and technology roles at Ceramics Process Systems and Monsanto. Krishna has been recognized throughout his career for his contributions to the Thermoplastic Elastomer industry; in 2012 he received the Society of Plastics Engineers’ Research and Engineering Technology Award for his innovation contributions. 

Krishna received a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and an M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Florida. He earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the India Institute of Technology. Krishna holds 25 issued US patents and over 15 international patents.

Please join us in extending warmest congratulations to Krishna.

 

About Interface Performance Materials

With over 100 years of rich materials science, engineering and polymer chemistry history, Interface Performance Materials is a leading manufacturer of fiber-reinforced composite materials as well as thermal, acoustical and sealing solutions that are used in the automotive, heavy-duty diesel, small engine and other industrial applications. The company offers complete capabilities from R&D of new products and process, to rapid prototyping, application engineering, and manufacturing. Interface has been a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners since 2011. Additional information is available at www.interfacematerials.com.

 

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