Ferro Corporation names new CFO

Ferro Corporation announced at the beginning of July that it had appointed Thomas R. Miklich as vice president and chief financial officer of the company with effect as of 7 July 2010. Miklich succeed…

Ferro Corporation announced at the beginning of July that it had appointed Thomas R. Miklich as vice president and chief financial officer of the company with effect as of 7 July 2010. Miklich succeeds Sallie B. Bailey who left her position on 2 July 2010. Miklich has over 30 years of diverse financial experience and has served as chief financial officer for both public and private companies, including Titan Technology Partners, a privately held IT consulting firm; OM Group, Inc., a speciality chemicals company; Invacare Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment; Van Dorn Company, a manufacturer of containers for the food, chemical, paint, household, automotive products and petroleum industries; and The Sherwin Williams Company, a manufacturer and distributor of paint, coatings and related products. He is currently a director of Quality Distribution, Inc. and Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation. He formerly served as a director of Titan Technology Partners and UAP Holding Corp. Kirsch also recognized Ms. Bailey“s service to the company: “We are grateful for Sallie“s contributions to Ferro over the past three and a half years, including her leadership of the accounting and finance team and the guidance she provided during the recent global recession. We wish her continued success in her future endeavours.” Ferro Corporation is a leading global supplier of technology-based performance materials for manufacturers in a variety of end markets, including electronics, solar energy, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, building and renovation, appliances, automotive, household furnishings, and industrial products.