Dr Vincent D. Mattera Jr. to retire as CEO of Coherent

Dr Vincent (“Chuck”) D. Mattera, Jr. has informed the Coherent Board of Directors of his intent to retire as CEO following the commencement of employment of his successor.

Dr. Mattera, 68, has served with Coherent for 20 years, the last eight of which have been as CEO. He is the Company’s third CEO since its founding in 1971 as II-VI Incorporated. He has also served as Chair of the Company’s Board of Directors since November 2021. During his tenure, Dr. Mattera led the transformation of II-VI, a premier supplier of engineered materials and optoelectronic components, into Coherent Corp., a global, diversified company enabling multiple irreversible megatrends in the industrial, communications, electronics, and instrumentation markets. Over his 20 years, the Company’s annual revenue grew from $150 million in fiscal 2004 to more than $5 billion in fiscal 2023.

“Leading this 53-year-old company through its multi-decade growth transformation has been an incredible privilege,” said Dr. Mattera. “I want to acknowledge and deeply thank our employees, investors, customers, partners, and especially our Leadership Team, as well as my fellow Board members, for our shared accomplishments and for helping make my years at Coherent so rewarding and impactful.