Victaulic announced the appointment of Rick Bucher as CEO, succeeding John F. Malloy, effective January 31, 2021. Dr. Bucher was named president of Victaulic in April of 2020, following a June 2019 appointment as CEO.
Prior to joining Victaulic in 2009 as vice president of engineering, Dr. Bucher worked for 15 years for W.L. Gore, a manufacturer of technologically advanced composite materials. Dr. Bucher received a B.S. and M.S. in engineering from Rice University and a Ph.D. in material science from Virginia Tech.