Christopher J. Steffen

Viasystems Group, Inc.

Christopher J. Steffen

Christopher J. Steffen

Viasystems Group, Inc.

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Eastman Kodak Co.
Honeywell, Inc.

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President & Chief Operating Officer at Viasystems North America, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Director at W. R. Grace & Co.

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Former Professional at Procter & Gamble Co.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at FARO Technologies, Inc.

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Former Chief Marketing & Sales Officer at DuPont

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Director at Capital Southwest Management Co.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at TTM Technologies, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Viasystems North America, Inc.

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Operating Advisor at Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Mercantile Bankshares Corporation

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Viasystems Group, Inc.

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in the city's Midtown Cultural Center Historic District and Wayne State University Buildings Historic District. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering 370 programs to nearly 28,000 graduate and undergraduate students. It is currently Michigan's fourth-largest university and one of the 100 largest universities in the United States. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres (822,000 m²) linking more than 100 education and research buildings in the heart of Detroit. It also has six extension centers in the metro Detroit area providing access to a limited selection of courses. The institution is a notable engine in metro Detroit's educational, cultural and economic landscape, as manifested through efforts such as its thriving research and technology park and hosting of the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival.

Career History

Viasystems Group, Inc., headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is a leading worldwide provider of complex multi-layer printed circuit boards (PCBs) and Electro-Mechanical Solutions to OEMs. Viasystems has the ability globally to support the customer’s full product life cycle from quick-turnaround PCBs for new product introduction to high-volume, low-cost fabrication of complex boards – combined with comprehensive sourcing, assembly, and metal fabrication capabilities to supply everything from subassemblies to finished electronic products. We provide advanced-technology printed circuit boards, large format backplanes and assemblies, custom sheet metal and enclosures, cabinets, racks and subracks, and electro-mechanical assemblies all the way through Level 5 Integration. Industry leaders in automotive technology, telecommunications, computer storage systems, and industrial, medical and aerospace equipment trust Viasystems to provide the technology, quality and service they require. Our technical support centers around the globe provide local engineering support and assist customers in launching new products

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
1993 - Prior

Eastman Kodak Co. engages in the provision of analog and digital innovations. It operates through the following segments: Traditional Printing, Digital Printing, Advanced Materials and Chemicals and Brand. The Traditional Printing segment consists of Prepress Solutions, which includes Kodak's digital offset plate offerings and computer-to-plate imaging solutions. The Digital Printing segment contains Electrophotographic Printing Solutions, Prosper, Versamark and Software. The Advanced Materials and Chemicals segment consists of four lines of business: Industrial Film and Chemicals, Motion Picture, Advanced Materials and Functional Printing and Kodak Services for Business (“KSB”). The Brand segment includes licensing of the Kodak brand to third parties. The company was founded by George Eastman in 1880 and is headquartered in Rochester, NY.

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Honeywell, Inc. manufactured integrated and provided civil and military avionics and other aerospace products and service for homes, commercial and aviation industries. The company was headquartered in Minneapolis, MN

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Viasystems North America, Inc. provides time-critical, technologically-advanced printed circuit board engineering and manufacturing services. The company specializes in engineering and fabricating complex multi-layer printed circuit boards on a quick-turn basis. Its customers include the communications and computing, military and aerospace, industrial electronics, instrumentation, medical and high-durability commercial markets. The company operates in two geographic segments: Asia & North America. DDi was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

Independent Director
2004 - 2012

Accelrys (NASDAQ:ACCL), a leading provider of scientific innovation lifecycle management software, supports industries and organizations that rely on scientific innovation to differentiate themselves. The industry-leading Accelrys Enterprise Platform provides a broad, flexible scientific solution optimized to integrate the diversity of science, experimental processes and information requirements across the research, development, process scale-up and early manufacturing phases of product development. By incorporating capabilities in applications for modeling and simulation, enterprise lab management, workflow and automation, and data management and informatics, Accelrys enables scientific innovators to access, organize, analyze and share data in unprecedented ways, ultimately enhancing innovation, improving productivity and compliance, reducing costs and speeding time from lab to market.

Vice Chairman & Director
1993 - 1996

Citibank NA engages in the provision of banking services. It offers retail and commercial banking; credit cards; banking, capital markets, and advisory; markets and securities services; private banking; and treasury and trade solutions. The company was founded on June 16, 1812 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Click4Care provides medical management software that improves healthcare for payers, providers and patients. Its ThinkHealth product suite drives changes in the processes and business models of healthcare delivery, which enables providers to reduce costs and improve the quality of care patients receive. Founded by Jan-Erik Lundberg, David Blauer & Christopher J. Steffen in 1999, Click4Care is headquartered in Powell, OH.

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CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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