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Khilnani Appointed to Board of Brush Engineered Materials (posted 2/11/09)

February 11, 2009
He has more than 30 years of experience in finance, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and operating roles based in the U.S. and Europe.

Brush Engineered Materials Inc. recently announced the appointment of Vinod M. Khilnani to its board of directors. His appointment expands the Brush Engineered Materials Inc. board to 11 members. Khilnani is president and chief executive officer (CEO) of CTS Corp., a designer and manufacturer of electronic components and sensors, and a provider of electronics manufacturing services to the automotive, computer, communications, medical, defense and aerospace, and industrial markets. He joined CTS in 2001 as senior vice president and chief financial officer. He was elected president and CEO in 2007 and became a member of the board of directors.

Khilnani has more than 30 years of leadership experience in finance, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and operating roles based in the U.S. and Europe, including 18 years at Cummins Inc. He received a master’s degree in economics from Delhi University in 1973 and a master’s of business administration degree in finance from the University of New York in 1977. He holds both a certified public accountant and certified management accountant designations.

“Vinod is an excellent addition to our board,” said Richard J. Hipple, Brush Engineered Materials’ chairman, president and CEO. “His extensive experience throughout the global financial and manufacturing sectors will provide us with valuable insight and perspective as we continue to execute on our growth strategies.”

Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Brush Engineered Materials supplies worldwide markets with beryllium products, alloy products, electronic products, precious metal products, and engineered material systems.

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