Douglas T. Dietrich
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Douglas T. Dietrich was elected Minerals Technologies Chairman of the Board in March 2021. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) since December 2016.
Mr. Dietrich has over 25 years of experience in the industrial goods, mining and metals manufacturing sector as well as significant expertise in engineering, management and operations.
Since joining MTI in 2007, Mr. Dietrich has held numerous key management positions, including Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasury and Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the overall finance function and Vice President, Corporate Development and Treasury where he led Corporate Strategy and M&A initiatives.
Prior to his tenure at MTI, Mr. Dietrich held several positions of increasing leadership responsibility at Alcoa Inc. These roles included Vice President, Alcoa Wheel Products - Automotive Wheels; President, Alcoa Latin America Extrusions; General Manager, Global Rod and Bar Products; and Manager, Business Development and Strategic Global Sourcing – Asia and Latin America.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Dietrich worked for Eaton Corporation and Westinghouse Electric Corporation where he held various positions in Engineering and Operations Management.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Dietrich is the chairman of the Penn Cultural Heritage Center of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology. He is also a member of the Director’s Council of the Penn Museum, University of Pennsylvania.