Arthur F. Anton served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Swagelok Company, a major developer and manufacturer of fluid system component technology for the research, instrumentation, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, power, petrochemical, and semiconductor industries for over 25 years.
At Swagelok, Art was responsible for all areas of the business and for executing the Swagelok strategic vision, devoting particular attention to coordinating the activities of manufacturing, marketing, and engineering to ensure that Swagelok continually developed and supported its products and services to meet the changing system requirements of end users.
Art joined Swagelok as Chief Financial Officer in 1998, became Executive Vice President in 2000 and President and Chief Operating Officer in 2001. In 2003, he was named Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2004.
Previously, Art was a partner at the accounting and consulting firm of Ernst & Young. During his 20 years with the firm, he consulted with companies in manufacturing, energy, service and other industries.
Art received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and accounting from the City University of New York and a master’s degree in finance from Case Western Reserve University. He is a board member of University Hospitals of Cleveland, Team NEO, The Sherwin-Williams Corporation, Western Reserve Partners LLC, the Greater Cleveland Partnership and MAGNET.