Matthews International Announces New DirectorMatthews International
Corporation (Nasdaq: MATW) announced that Alvaro Garcia-Tunon was elected to
the Company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Garcia-Tunon is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and
Secretary for Wabtec Corporation (“Wabtec”), a provider of products and
services for the global rail industry, a position he has held since 2003. Mr.
Garcia-Tunon was Senior Vice President, Finance of Wabtec from 1999 until
2003. Prior thereto, he was Vice President and Treasurer of Wabtec. Mr.
Garcia-Tunon is a board member of the Pittsburgh Civic Light Orchestra and
Senator John Heinz History Center. Mr. Garcia-Tunon graduated from the
College of William and Mary with a Juris Doctor degree and is a graduate of
the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and
Matthews International Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
is a designer, manufacturer and marketer principally of memorialization
products and brand solutions. Memorialization products consist primarily of
bronze memorials and other memorialization products, caskets and cremation
equipment for the cemetery and funeral home industries. Brand solutions
include graphics imaging products and services, marking products, and
merchandising solutions. The Company’s products and services include cast
bronze memorials and other memorialization products; caskets; cast and etched
architectural products; cremation equipment and cremation-related products;
mausoleums; brand management; printing plates and cylinders, pre-press
services and imaging services for the primary packaging and corrugated
industries; marking and coding equipment and consumables, and industrial
automation products for identifying, tracking and conveying various consumer
and industrial products, components and packaging containers; and
merchandising display systems and marketing and design services.
SOURCE: Matthews International Corporation