Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
David Glass, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
David Glass became Chief Financial Officer in January 2010, joining Veeco following a twenty-five year career with Rohm and Haas Company, a $10 billion global specialty materials company that was acquired in 2009 by The Dow Chemical Company.
Mr. Glass has served in many roles during his long career at Rohm and Haas, including CFO of Rohm and Haas' $2 billion Electronic Materials division in Shanghai and CFO of the Rohm and Haas Asia-Pacific region.
From 2003-2007, Mr. Glass served as Rohm and Haas' Corporate Controller, based in Philadelphia, PA, where he led a 350-person staff and was responsible for company-wide accounting, financial controls and SEC reporting.
Previously, he was posted in China, initially as Finance Director of APAC and then as General Manager of Rohm and Haas' Coatings business for Greater China, where he oversaw manufacturing, technical support, sales and marketing teams.
Prior to that, he
was based in Montgomeryville, PA as President of Toso-Haas Biotech
, a stand-alone joint venture between Rohm
and Tosoh of Japan.
Mr. Glass' prior roles included a five-year UK-based assignment, first as Finance Director for Europe, and then later as Director, European Emerging Markets Business Development.
has been involved in over a dozen M&A transactions for Rohm
Mr. Glass holds a Master's Degree in Finance, Economics and International Business from Northwestern University, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from Lewis University, and passed the CPA exam in 1981.