Andrew BeckDirector, Worldwide Commercial Operations | Corning Display
A New Age for Display Glass
Display glass demand is at an all-time high, according to some reports, thanks to a perfect storm of conditions that emerged going into 2021. What does that mean for the industry and what should we expect going forward? Corning Display’s commercial director, Andrew Beck, shares the company’s views on demand drivers, glassmakers’ responses, and a potential new normal for displays post-pandemic.
Andrew Beck was appointed director, Worldwide Commercial Operations for Corning Display Technologies in March 2020. In this role, Beck has global responsibility for pricing and forecasting, as well as market and competitive intelligence. Prior to his current role, Beck was business director for the Corning Iris™ Glass business with responsibility for business development, strategy, and all operations for Iris™ Glass light-guide plate applications. Beck joined Corning in 2006 in the Display Technologies division, where he served in the strategy organization and led several projects focused on the emerging LCD TV market. From 2009 to 2010, Beck worked in the Optical Fiber division where he led the expansion of the Corning® ClearCurve® product line. In 2010, Beck joined the newly created Corning Glass Technologies group, leading the Business Analysis and Reporting function, where he focused on integrating workstreams and reporting across all the businesses within the group. In 2012, Beck relocated to Taipei as the global head of Product Line, Pricing and Commercial Effectiveness for the Display Technologies division. In that role, he drove pricing and product strategy and execution across the division. Beck joined the Advanced Glass Innovations group in 2015 as commercial director. In this role, he was responsible for all commercial, marketing, forecasting, and competitive intelligence for multiple innovation programs within the group’s portfolio.
Beck holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both finance and marketing from the University ofUtah and earned his Master of Business Administration from Duke University.