Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Corporate Secretary
Ron Basso joined Coherent Corp. in 2019 as Vice President, Corporate Development, and was named Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary in March 2022. Previously, Mr. Basso was the Executive Vice President of Business Development, General Counsel & Secretary for Black Box Corp. for six years. Before that, his 28-year career at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC involved significant client engagements on corporate, governance, securities, capital markets transactions, M&A, and executive compensation matters.
He served on the IPO team for II-VI Incorporated in 1987 and as II-VI’s SEC counsel for 25 years until he joined Black Box. Mr. Basso holds a bachelor’s degree (summa cum laude) in Economics and a Juris Doctor degree (Order of the Coif) from the University of Pittsburgh.