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Hyperion joins KKR and names a new CEO


Published: - 13/12/2018 Author: Gianni Vood
Hyperion joins KKR and names a new CEO

Hyperion Materials & Technology is a world leading provider of hard and super hard materials, such as cemented carbide, diamond and cubic boron nitride technologies. The company is specialized in premium base materials, tool maker components, engineered products and process tools and solutions for the most demanding applications.

In the last months the global investment firm KKR has completed the acquisition of the hard and super hard materials supplier Hyperion from Sandvik. Ron Voidt, current Chief Executive Officer of Hyperion, joined by Pete Stavros, Member of KKR and Head of KKR's Industrials investment team, expressed their joy and enthusiasm for the beginning of this new partnership. This transaction marks an important milestone in KKR’s history, as it is their first acquisition of a middle-market business in the industrial sector. The new management will be focused on building Hyperion into an even stronger company by providing outstanding support and solutions to their customers and optimizing the performance of the business.

Former CEO Johan Israelsson, assumed a newly created role as Senior Vice President of Stategy and Alliances while company has relocated in Worthington, OH, which serves as the new global headquarters.

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