Global Tungsten & Powders (GTP), Towanda, Philadelphia, USA, has appointed Melissa Albeck as its new president and CEO, effective May 1, 2021. Albeck has twenty-six years of experience in the tungsten and molybdenum business, gained through various roles within Austria’s Plansee Group, parent company of GTP.
GTP develops, manufactures and markets refractory metal powders such as tungsten, tungsten carbide, molybdenum, and cobalt. The company is a leading Western supplier of these materials, with production facilities in the United States, Finland, and the Czech Republic.
It was also announced that Albeck became a member of the Ceratizit Group board, effective July 1, 2021, following Plansee Group acquiring a majority share in Ceratizit Group, headquartered in Mamer, Luxembourg.