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Tedia Announces Appointment of Jim Mattey to CEO and Current CEO Tyler Ellison to Vice Chairman

Posted on: May 30th, 2024

Tedia, a NewHold Enterprises company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Mattey to Chief Executive Officer, as well as the appointment of current CEO, Tyler Ellison to Vice Chairman.

Jim will be based at Tedia’s headquarters in Fairfield, Ohio and will continue to foster the company’s steadfast focus on Safety, Quality and Organic Growth. Jim joins Tedia with a proven track record of driving innovation, fostering collaboration, and achieving results.  He is a chemical engineer by training and has over 26 years of experience in multinational chemicals and materials manufacturing firms, serving a range of demanding end markets including semiconductor, aerospace, clean energy, and automotive. Prior to Tedia, Jim was the Vice President and General Manager of Materion’s Newton, MA facility and associated businesses, which was acquired by Materion in late 2021. This was the largest acquisition for Materion at the time and was led and integrated by Jim in his role as Vice President, Strategy & Execution. He previously held strategic marketing and business development roles in Avient (formerly PolyOne) and Vectra (formerly OM Group). Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience across operations, corporate development, and business strategy.

“I am thrilled to announce the selection of my successor as CEO, Jim Mattey.  Jim will join us with a rich background in both business transformation and engineering, making him an exceptional leader poised to guide our company to new heights,” said Tyler Ellison, Tedia’s current CEO.

“I am excited to step into the CEO role at Tedia, to lead the company in its continued growth, and to work with a team that has delivered exceptional results to its customers and stakeholders,” said Mattey.

As Vice Chairman Tyler will continue to provide industry insights, strategic guidance, and support the new CEO and the executive leadership team and will remain heavily involved with the company.

About Tedia Company

For almost 50 years, Tedia Company has focused on high purity solvent manufacturing and currently produces over 140 different solvents through its research facility and plant in Fairfield, OH. Driven by its core values of safety, quality, trust, respect, efficiency, & innovation, the company develops and delivers industry leading solutions. In addition to Tedia-branded products, they also source, produce and package private-labelled products for all the major brands. Tedia partners with large customers within the Pharmaceutical, Life Science, Specialty Manufacturing, Food & Nutraceutical, and Electronics industries while servicing smaller accounts via ChemDirect’s online marketplace. Visit for more details.

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