Elkhart, IN - CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) announced that William S. Johnson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, has been appointed to its board of directors, effective February 11, 2015. Johnson has also been appointed to the company’s Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee.
Johnson has served as CFO of Cabot Microelectronics (NASDAQ: CCMP), a leading global supplier of specialty materials to the semiconductor industry, since 2003. He has over 30 years of experience in finance, corporate development and general management, including executive positions with BP Amoco and Budget Group. Johnson was named the 2013 Chicago CFO of the Year by Finance Executives International (FEI) for mid-sized public companies.
Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. CTS’ Chairman and CEO Kieran O’Sullivan stated, “CTS is delighted to be adding such a talented financial expert to our Board, particularly given Bill’s broad international experience.”
CTS is a leading designer and manufacturer of electronic components and sensors to OEMs in the automotive, communications, medical, defense and aerospace, industrial and computer markets. CTS manufactures products in North America, Europe and Asia. CTS' stock is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "CTS.”