Jeffrey Graves, was recently named CEO of MTS Systems after a search including internal and external candidates. He has nearly a decade of chief executive experience at technology companies that deal with government contracting compliance.
Most recently, since 2005, Graves has served as president and chief executive of C&D Technologies in Pennsylvania, a manufacturer of energy-storage systems for the power market.
Earlier in his career, Graves served in various management positions at General Electric and Rockwell International. He has a PhD and a master’s degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor’s of science in engineering from Purdue University.