Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) has announced the appointment of John A. Fleischer as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Fleischer, 49, will report to James F. Kirsch, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and will be responsible for overseeing Ferro’s global information technology function and the strategic direction of Ferro’s information systems.
Fleischer was most recently with the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company as Director and Chief Information Officer for North American Tire (NAT), a $10 billion division. He led efforts at NAT to optimize the business’ IT organization and to simplify legacy enterprise resource management and data warehouse environments. Prior to NAT, Fleischer spent 11 years at T-Systems North America, a unit of Deutsche Telekom. At T-Systems, he held executive roles leading two operating units that provided technology solutions and services. He also held leadership roles in the company’s competency centers, which had responsibility for quality management, project management and technology management. Before joining T-Systems, Fleischer held technology project leadership roles at Federal-Mogul Corporation, a global automotive parts manufacturer and distributor.
Fleischer served as a commissioned officer in Military Intelligence and Acquisition Management in the United States Army. He earned an MBA in Technology Management and Operations/Logistics Management from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics and Economics from Princeton University.
About Ferro CorporationFerro Corporation ( www.ferro.com) is a leading global supplier of technology-based performance materials for manufacturers. Ferro materials enhance the performance of products in a variety of end markets, including electronics, solar energy, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, building and renovation, appliances, automotive, household furnishings, and industrial products. Headquartered in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, the Company has approximately 5,000 employees globally and reported 2010 sales of $2.1 billion.
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