Biography
Anton

Arthur F. Anton

Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Swagelok
Director Since: 2019
Arthur Anton served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Swagelok Company, Solon, Ohio (a fluid systems technologies company), from 2017 until his retirement on December 31, 2019. Mr. Anton previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004-2017, President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001-2004, Executive Vice President from 2000-2001, and Chief Financial Officer from 1998-2000 of Swagelok. Prior to joining Swagelok in 1998, Mr. Anton was a Partner of Ernst & Young LLP (a professional services organization). Mr. Anton is currently a director and chair of the audit committee of The Sherwin-Williams Company, Cleveland, Ohio (a paint coatings manufacturer), where he has served since 2006 and where he serves as Chair of the Audit Committee. Mr. Anton also is lead director of Olympic Steel, Bedford Heights, Ohio (a steel processing and distribution company), where he has served since 2009, and a director of University Hospitals Health System, Cleveland, Ohio (a large academic medical center), where he has served since 2005 and became Chairman in 2019. He was also appointed as a director of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, Ohio, in 2018 and is a former director of Forest City Realty Trust, Cleveland, Ohio (a diversified Real Estate Investment Trust), where he served from 2010-2018.