Park Electrochemical Corp. announced the appointment of Steven L. Peake as vice president of Technology. Peake will report to Mark A. Esquivel, Park’s executive vice president and COO.
Peake previously held various senior technical, product development and technical marketing positions at Park between 2001 and 2010. Prior to rejoining Park, he was director of Research & Development for Magnolia Advanced Materials, Inc., a manufacturer of composite adhesive and other products, since 2015. From 2010 until 2015, Peake served as technical director – Composites at SAATI S.p.A., a manufacturer of fabrics and chemicals for industrial use. Between 1979 and 2001, he held various technical and research and development positions at Cytec Industries Inc., which has since been acquired by Solvay S.A., a large advanced materials and specialty chemicals company. Peake received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Texas and a Doctorate degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin.