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White House Adds Corning CEO to Advisory Committee: People in the News: 03/15/23

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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 15, 2023 — Corning CEO Wendell Weeks has been named to the U.S. Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, a committee established to provide policy advice to the U.S. trade representative. Weeks has served as CEO of Corning since 2005 and as chairman of its board of directors since 2007. The committee includes up to 45 members with expertise in trade, investment, and development issues.
Corning C.EO Wendell Weeks. Courtesy of Corning.
Corning CEO Wendell Weeks. Courtesy of Corning.
ROVERTO, Italy — Health technology company NTP Nanotech named Michael Lutz, former CEO of biotech company HepaRegeniX, executive chairman of its board of directors. The company also named Laura Ferro and Stephen Allen to the board. Ferro currently serves as chairman of Bio4Dreams and Kither Biotech and acts as an investment adviser in Claris Ventures. Allen serves as chief business officer and board member at Depixus, and he previously served as CEO of DNAe.

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — NUBURU, a developer of blue laser technology, named Matthew Philpott chief marketing and sales officer. Philpott has more than 20 years of experience in the laser industry from his career at Coherent, where he most recently served as director of global business development.  
Lyle Moroz. Courtesy of Xiris Automation.
Lyle Moroz. Courtesy of Xiris Automation.
BURLINGTON, Ontario — Xiris Automation, a developer of optical equipment for process and quality control, named Lyle Moroz president and CEO. Moroz previously served as the company’s vice president of sales, and as president of Techspan Industries and vice president of sales and marketing at Manta Test Systems.

Published: March 2023
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