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Michaune D. Tillman joins Corning as General Counsel

Date Announced: 09 Apr 2024

CORNING, N.Y. — Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW), the world’s leading innovator in glass and ceramic technologies, announced today that Michaune D. Tillman has joined the company as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.

“For more than 170 years, Corning has been at the forefront of developing life-changing innovations and products, all while developing a world-class legal department with an incredible track record and legacy. I am truly honored to have the opportunity to lead this talented team of professionals and look forward to partnering with my colleagues across the globe, to help write the next chapter of Corning’s inspirational journey of innovation and excellence,” Tillman said. 

In addition to leading the Law Department, Tillman will serve as a key advisor to both the company’s Senior Leadership Team and its Board of Directors, providing expert counsel on a wide range of legal matters regarding Corning’s operations and strategic initiatives.

“Michaune’s appointment underscores Corning’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards of legal excellence”, said Lewis A. Steverson, Corning’s Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Administrative Officer. Tillman will report to Steverson, as he oversees many of the corporate functions within Corning. 

“She brings a wealth of outstanding experience to lead the Law Department and provide expert legal advice to Corning’s leadership team,” Steverson continued. “With Michaune’s experience, she will be a welcome addition to the team of corporate functional leaders who work collaboratively with our business leaders to achieve the company’s goals.”

Tillman joins Corning from Worthington Steel, Inc., North America’s premier steel processor and a producer of market-leading building products. She served as the company’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. She also previously served as General Counsel at Worthington Steel Processing and Worthington Armstrong Venture.

Across these roles, Tillman led corporate governance matters, litigation, commercial transactions, regulatory, antitrust, environmental health and safety, cyber security, data privacy, import/export, labor and employment, intellectual property, and compliance.

Tillman graduated with honors from Hampton University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and a Juris Doctorate from The University of Michigan Law School. She is a member of the Ohio and New Jersey bars.

About Corning Incorporated

Corning (www.corning.com) is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science, with a 170-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramic science, and optical physics along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people’s lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in RD&E, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and deep, trust-based relationships with customers who are global leaders in their industries. Corning’s capabilities are versatile and synergistic, which allows the company to evolve to meet changing market needs, while also helping its customers capture new opportunities in dynamic industries. Today, Corning’s markets include optical communications, mobile consumer electronics, display, automotive, solar, semiconductors, and life sciences.


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