Linda S. Mayer has been appointed president and chief executive officer of SCHOTT North America, Inc. Ms. Mayer will head the 2,800-employee, North American operations of specialty glass and materials technologies. She succeeds Dr. Gerald Fine, who in January became a director of SCHOTT Corp. and a member of the company’s North American Advisory Board.
“We are very pleased to welcome Linda to SCHOTT,” said Prof. Dr. Ing. Udo Ungeheuer, chairman of the board of management of SCHOTT AG. “I am confident we have selected a proven leader. I would also like to thank Dr. Fine for his exemplary leadership and welcome him as a director.”
Ms. Mayer most recently served as a vice president and general manager for the aerial work platform division of Terex Corp., where she had global product P&L responsibility. Prior to that, Ms. Mayer was vice president of corporate marketing at Rexnord Corp., a manufacturer of power transmission and industrial components. She has also served in a variety of roles including marketing, financial analysis and corporate planning and development for the Kohler Co.