Leadership

Jeff Graves
Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves, Ph.D.
President and
Chief Executive Officer
President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of MTS Systems Corporation since May 2012. President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of C&D Technologies, Inc., from July 2005 to April 2012. C&D Technologies is a leading global manufacturer of energy storage systems. From July, 2001 to January, 2005, Dr. Graves was employed at Kemet Electronics Corporation, a manufacturer of high performance capacitor solutions, where he last held the position of Chief Executive Officer.  From 1994 to 2001, Dr. Graves held a number of key leadership positions with General Electric Company's Power Systems Division and Corporate Research & Development Center. Prior to working for GE, Dr. Graves held various positions of increasing responsibility at Rockwell International Corporation and Howmet Corporation. Dr. Graves also serves as a Director of Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX) and Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL).   Dr. Graves holds a Bachelors Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Purdue University, and Masters Degree and PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Jeff Oldenkamp - MTS Systems Vice President Finance
Jeffrey P. Oldenkamp
Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since January 2015. Prior to joining MTS in January of 2014 as Vice President of Test Finance, Mr. Oldenkamp was the Americas Operations Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance for Nilfisk-Advance, Inc. He also has held various financial leadership positions at Emerson Electric, Inc., including Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance for Rosemount Flow Division. Mr. Oldenkamp has an MBA from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Accounting from the University of St. Thomas. He is also a licensed CPA (inactive) in Minnesota.

William Becker - MTS Systems Corporation
William C. Becker
President -
Materials Test Systems
President – Materials Test Systems since October 2016. Mr. Becker originally joined MTS in 1978 as a Field Account Manager, working for more than 31 years with MTS in various customer facing leadership roles, including Vice President – Americas Selling and Worldwide Application Engineering, Worldwide Aerospace Sales Manager, and Regional Sales Manager. In 2009, Mr. Becker left MTS and became the Managing Director of Zwick USA, a subsidiary of Zwick/Roell AG. Mr. Becker holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from Duke University.

Steve Harrison
Steven B. Harrison
President –
Vehicles and Structures
Test Systems
President – MTS Vehicles and Structures Test Systems since February 2017. Prior to joining MTS, Mr. Harrison served as President, AAR Airlift Group, Inc., President and CEO, National Air Cargo, Inc. and served in multiple senior leadership positions during his distinguished 22-year career with the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Harrison is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering, and is a Rhodes Scholar with advanced degrees in Engineering as well as Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University, England.

David Hore - MTS Systems President of Sensors
David T. Hore
President
MTS Sensors
President of Sensors since July 2016. Mr. Hore joined MTS through the acquisition of PCB Group, Inc. (PCB). Mr. Hore initially led PCB as its Co-President and later its President, from 2003-2016. Prior to joining PCB, Mr. Hore was Founder and Managing Partner of the CPA firm Tronconi Segarra & Hore LLP, where he served as strategic consultant and outsourced CFO for PCB from 1995-2003. Prior to that, Mr. Hore was a CPA at Price Waterhouse from 1987-1994. Mr. Hore holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Judy Henton - Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, MTS Systems Corporation
Judith H. Henton
Senior Vice President
Chief Human Resources
Officer
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of MTS Systems Corporation since November 2015. Director of Human Resources for MTS from April 2012 to October 2015. HR Director Lawson Software, 2010-2011. Vice President, HR, Cardiac Rhythm Management Division of Guidant/Boston Scientific, 2007-2010. Ms. Henton holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.

Mark Losee - Sr. Mgmt
Mark D. Losee
Senior Vice President
Chief Information Officer
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer since September 2012. Global Account Executive for Johnson Controls, Inc., from 2009-2012, and Vice President of IT and Workplace Solutions for Medtronic from 2001-2009.

MTS Systems - Catherine Powell  
 Catherine S. Powell
Senior Vice President
General Counsel and
Chief Compliance Officer
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of MTS Systems Corporation since October 2015; Assistant General Counsel for MTS from February 2012 to October 2015. Associate General Counsel (November 2008 – January 2012), Senior Counsel (2005–2008) and Corporate Counsel (2003–2005) with Modine Manufacturing Company, Racine, WI. Ms. Powell holds a Bachelors Degree in Government and Economics from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, and a Juris Doctor degree from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, graduating with cum laude honors.

David Saylor - MTS Systems Corporation
David W. Saylor
Senior Vice President
Operational Excellence
Senior Vice President – Operational Excellence of MTS Systems Corporation since November 2015. Prior to joining MTS, Mr. Saylor was the Chief Operating Officer for Sunrise Windows from 2014-2015. Mr. Saylor’s previous experience also includes General Manager and Lean Six Sigma leadership roles at Masco, Colfax, and General Motors. Mr. Saylor has an MBA from Oakland University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Kettering University. He is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.