Timothy A. Challingsworth

Chief Sustainability Officer


Timothy A. Challingsworth is the Chief Sustainability Officer at Coherent, responsible for ESG, Enterprise Risk Management, M&A, and Strategic Relationships. He joined Coherent Corp. in 2010 as the Director of R&D Business Development. Over the last decade, Mr. Challingsworth has served as the Vice President of Strategic Resources; Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions and Integration, Government Relations; and most recently, Chief of Staff to the CEO. 

Prior to his employment with Coherent, Mr. Challingsworth served in various roles at L-3 Communications, Knorr Brake Company, and the United States Navy, where he served as a Naval Flight Officer. He has over 25 years of industry experience in sustainability, program management, M&A strategies, integration strategies, government relations, and business development. 

Mr. Challingsworth graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering.

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