Dean Hackett

Dean Hackett

Dean Hackett portrait

Dean Hackett

Vice President, Advanced Materials and Equipment

Hackett was named to his current role in 2014 where he leads development and manufacturing operations for advanced materials, including additive manufacturing and thermal spray powders, coating and polishing slurries and specialty ceramics as well as thermal spray equipment, systems and spare parts. Hackett served as general manager for the powder and slurry manufacturing operations since 2008. He has spent more than 20 years in a variety of sales and marketing positions of increasing responsibility for this same division. He earned his bachelor’s degree in materials engineering from North Carolina State University.