Jonathan J. HastingsGroup President, Performance Materials
Mr. Hastings joined MTI in 2011 as Vice President, Corporate Development. In September 2012, he was named Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, where he was responsible for Corporate Development as well as the Pyrogenics business unit.
In June 2018, Mr. Hastings was appointed Group President, Performance Materials. He is an officer of the Company and a member of the MTI Leadership Council. Mr. Hastings also chairs MTI’s Technology Lead Team.
Before joining MTI, Mr. Hastings was an executive with The Dow Chemical Company, where he was Senior Director of Strategy and New Business Development—Coatings, a position he held since 2009.
From 2003 to 2008, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Rohm and Haas, including Vice President & General Manager—Packaging and Building Materials—Europe, a portfolio of businesses that included Adhesives, Plastics Additives and Functional Polymers that generated sales of $800 million from six manufacturing sites serving more than 2,000 customers throughout Europe, Russia, The Middle East and Africa.
He was a corporate officer and a member of the Rohm and Haas Corporate Leadership Council. He also served as General Manager—Adhesives and Sealants, Europe and Asia Pacific and Global Strategy director—Adhesives and Sealants.
Before joining Rohm and Haas, Mr. Hastings served as a strategy consultant for Marakon Associates in London, New York and Stamford, CT.
For the 12 years prior to that time, he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility for E.I. DuPont de Nemours Inc.
Mr. Hastings holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University, a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Carolina, and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.