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Hilton joins Ryder board

Ryder System, Inc., has elected Michael F. Hilton ’76, ‘81G, ‘01P to its board of directors, effective July 1, 2012. Hilton currently serves as president and CEO of Nordson Corporation, a $1.3 billion company that engineers, manufactures and markets products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials in a wide variety of end markets. Prior to joining Nordson in 2010, Hilton was senior vice president and general manager of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., leading the company's global Electronics and Performance Materials segment. He spent 33 years at Air Products, where he held roles of increasing responsibility in a variety of staff, management and operations positions. Mr. Hilton received a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Lehigh University. He is the past co-chair of the SEMI Industry Strategy Symposium committee and a past member of the association's North American Advisory Board. He also is a member of the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI GM Council, American Institute of Chemical Engineers and National Investor Relations Institute.

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Michael Hilton '76 elected to Ryder Systems' board of directors.