Fernando Haddad


Fernando Haddad

Senior VP Transformation
Materion Corporation

Mr. Haddad is the Senior Vice President, Transformation, for Materion Corporation, one of the world’s premier advanced materials solutions providers committed to developing, manufacturing and marketing highly engineered advanced materials for global customers across a wide range of markets, including consumer electronics, defense and science, industrial and aerospace, automotive electronics, telecommunications infrastructure, appliances, medical and energy. Products include precious and non-precious specialty metals, inorganic chemicals and powders, optical / specialty coatings, specialty engineered beryllium alloys, beryllium and beryllium composites, and engineered clad and plated metal systems.

Prior to Materion, Mr. Haddad worked as SVP Global Operations for Kraton Polymers based in Houston, TX. He led the company’s global manufacturing, quality, supply chain planning, engineering, logistics, EHS and customer service. 

Prior to joining Kraton, Mr. Haddad worked as the Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Director for UOP, a Honeywell Company and also spent 19 years with Dow Corning (now Dow Silicones), where he held increasingly more senior manufacturing and supply chain leadership positions, including Global Operations Director for the Silicon Metal Business and Global Logistics Director for the company.

Early in his career Mr. Haddad worked for Johnson & Johnson and also 3M.

Mr. Haddad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the State University of Campinas (Brazil) and an MBA from Faculdade Getulio Vargas (Brazil).