SOLON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2005--Diane Mekker joins Swagelok Company as treasurer and director of tax.In this role, Mekker will direct treasury and tax functions including cash management, financial forecasting, investing, currency exchange, and domestic and international tax planning and compliance.She
reports to Frank Roddy, chief financial officer. Before joining Swagelok, Mekker served as assistant director, tax at Corning Inc., Corning, NY, with responsibilities for U.S. and Canadian tax activities, as well as U.S. mergers and acquisitions.A native of northeast Ohio, she is a graduate of John Carroll University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in accounting.
Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, U.S.A., Swagelok Company
is a major developer and manufacturer of fluid system component technologies for the research, instrumentation, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, power, petrochemical, alternative fuels, and semiconductor industries.Its manufacturing, research, technical support, and distribution facilities support a global network of more than 200 authorized sales and service centers in 54 countries.For more information about Swagelok
, visit the company's Web site at www.swagelok.com.
Note to local editors: Mekker
is a resident of Hudson, Ohio.