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Mark Beck to Succeed Thomas Hinman as Corning Environmental Technologies General Manager

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Mark Beck to Succeed Thomas Hinman as Corning Environmental Technologies General Manager17:00 EDT Thursday, April 14, 2011 CORNING, N.Y. (Business Wire) -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced that it has appointed Mark A. Beck to senior vice president and general manager of Corning Environmental Technologies. Beck is replacing Thomas R. Hinman, who is stepping down from the position. Beck, 45, has been general manager of Corning Life Sciences since 2006. He joined Corning in 1996 and has worked in several divisions, including Corning Display Technologies. Beck received his undergraduate degree from Pacific University and his masters of business administration from Harvard Business School. He and his family reside in Elmira, N.Y. He will continue temporarily to lead the company's life sciences business. The company plans to name a new life sciences general manager in the near future. Hinman joined Corning in 1983 and held a variety of positions across the company's environmental technologies organization. He was named senior vice president in 2006 and elected to the general manager role in 2008. About Corning Incorporated Corning Incorporated ( is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 150 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Our products include glass substrates for LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telecommunications networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy and metrology. Follow Corning: RSS Feeds | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube Corning IncorporatedMedia Relations:Daniel F. Collins, 607-974-4197collinsdf@corning.comorInvestor Relations:Kenneth C. Sofio,