Tony Thene is the President & CEO of Carpenter Technology Corporation and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Before being named top executive of Carpenter’s $2.2 billion global manufacturing operation which serves the aerospace, energy, transportation, medical, and industrial markets, Tony joined the company in January 2013 as Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.
Tony has focused his efforts on providing customers with material solutions for complex problems. His “voice of the customer” approach to business was the driving force behind the development of Carpenter’s new strategy which focuses on Technology Development, Operational Excellence, Strategic Marketing, and Talent Engagement.
Tony also restructured the company’s commercial organization to better align company expertise and professional services with current and future customer needs. In addition, he introduced the “Carpenter Operating Model” based on lean manufacturing principles and also developed the organization’s values and vision, rounding out a clear direction and identity for the company. Currently, Tony is positioning Carpenter to be a leader in additive manufacturing and soft magnetics with strategic investments and acquisitions.