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Greenville, S.C. -- KEMET Corp. announces that Jeffrey Graves, Ph.D. has been named president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Since his promotion to president and chief operating officer in October 2002, Graves has led KEMET's senior management team in the development of a strategic plan for the next several years. Earlier Graves served as vice president -- Engineering and Technology, where his leadership significantly enhanced KEMET's research and development activities, resulting in an increased flow of innovative high- performance tantalum, ceramic,and aluminum capacitor solutions.
David E. Maguire will remain KEMET chairman.
KEMET Corp. provides industry leading, high performance capacitor solutions, including the world's most complete line of surface-mount capacitor technologies across tantalum, ceramic and solid aluminum dielectrics, delivered with near perfect quality and on-time delivery to any customer location in the world. For more information, visit www.kemet.com.