Steve Holt is the Chief Information Officer for Materion (MTRN), a $1.2B global supplier of engineered materials. Since joining Materion in 2017, Steve has led a dramatic change to digital across the enterprise that is seen as one of the key strategic pillars for the business. Our business is moving faster than ever imagined in the marketplace and using digital information and processes as a strategic asset.
Steve has 30 years of global manufacturing industry experience with 19 years in the top chair serving North America, EMEA, and APAC markets for automotive, Tier I commercial vehicle, energy, and engineered materials markets. Steve is recognized as both a “turnaround” CIO having established IT excellence in three multinational growing companies and a “CIO+” having led business units, continuous improvement, global sourcing, new business development, and strategic planning. His formula is simple, focus on building a positive, high performance culture in IT with demonstrated success delivering core value and then pivot to use IT strategically in other parts of the organization. Prior to joining Materion, Steve served as CIO at Chart Industries (GTLS), SVP/CIO at Accuride Corporation (ACC), as well as other positions at Navistar International (NAV) and Beverly Enterprises (BEV).
Steve holds a computer science degree from Augusta University and a Master of Science in Management from Brescia University. He currently lives in Chagrin Falls Ohio with his wife and has three kids finishing college. He enjoys the outdoors, hiking, hobby farming, and spending time with his family.