Veeco Instruments has appointed Thomas Gutiérrez to its board of directors. Gutiérrez, 62, is currently GT Solar's president, director and CEO, a role he has held since 2009.
John R. Peeler, Veeco's CEO, said, “Tom brings a broad, global technology background to Veeco's board that includes experience in multi-national organizations and clean technology. We are excited to have Tom join our board and believe he will quickly become a valued advisor and partner in Veeco's future growth.”
Prior to joining GT Solar, Gutiérrez, a graduate in Electrical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology, held management positions at Xerium Technologies and Invensys Power Systems.