Betz, who speaks German and English and now resides in Italy, currently serves as chairman of the board for Mattson Technology (NASDAQ: MTSN) in Fremont, California. He graduated from the Technical University of Munich in 1972 with a degree in electrical engineering, and earned his Ph.D. in 1981 from Fraunhofer IMT.
ABOUT OM GROUP, INC.OM Group, Inc. is a leading global solutions provider of engineered materials, specialty chemicals, electrochemical energy storage, and unique technologies crucial to enabling our customers to meet increasingly stringent market and application requirements. The company serves a wide variety of sectors, including rechargeable batteries, electronic devices, cutting tools, petrochemical catalysts, electronics manufacturing, industrial coatings, defense, aerospace, medical devices, alternative energy, automotive, electrical installation, and energy conversion and distribution. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, OM Group operates manufacturing facilities in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. For more information, visit the company's website at www.omgi.com.
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