Washington, D.C. 20549
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 4, 2022
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On May 9, 2022, Materion Corporation (the “Company”) announced that John M. Zaranec was appointed as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer, effective May 4, 2022, reporting to Shelly M. Chadwick, the Company's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Zaranec assumes the role of the Company’s principal accounting officer, which was previously held by Ms. Chadwick.

Mr. Zaranec, age 41, joined the Company as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Investor Relations in April 2021. Prior to joining Materion, Mr. Zaranec served as Director Global Accounting and External Reporting from September 2018 to November 2020 and Director and Global Head of Accounting and Reporting from December 2020 to April 2021 at The Timken Company, a designer and manufacturer of engineered bearings and power transmission products. Prior to joining Timken, Mr. Zaranec served in a variety of roles at A. Schulman, Inc., an international supplier of high-performance plastic formulations, resins, and services, from June 2015 to August 2018, including as Director – Global Accounting, from April 2017 to August 2018.

As Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Zaranec receives an annual base salary and is eligible to participate in the compensation and benefit programs of the Company, including its annual and long-term incentive plans, as well as other benefit plans and programs such as health and life insurance and retirement and severance benefits plans.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Materion Corporation
May 9, 2022By:/s/ Shelly M. Chadwick
Shelly M. Chadwick
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer