Michael Coors Appointed to Mines Board of Trustees

January 18 2024

Golden, CO – CoorsTek Co-CEO Michael Coors has been appointed to the Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees by Colorado Governor Jared Polis, and will serve a four-year term as one of the Board’s seven voting members. Michael is an alumnus of the Colorado School of Mines, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2006.

In a recent announcement from the Colorado School of Mines, the school acknowledged Michael’s experience at CoorsTek as a contributing factor to his appointment. Over the past seven years, Michael has helped chart a new strategic direction for CoorsTek by recruiting a new executive leadership team and reorganizing our company’s reporting structure. During Michael’s tenure as Co-CEO, CoorsTek has significantly increased its R&D investment, including building a state-of-the-art materials center in Golden and reducing our manufacturing footprint by 30% while expanding top-line revenue and global reach.

CoorsTek has worked with the Colorado School of Mines for decades to support educational efforts related to the advancement of engineered ceramics. In 2014, CoorsTek and the Coors Family committed $27 million to the school to fund the CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering, an interdisciplinary academic and research facility on the Mines campus.

You can read the full announcement here.

Michael Coors, Co-CEO CoorsTek

About CoorsTek:

Founded in 1910, CoorsTek is a leading global manufacturer of technical ceramics. By leveraging expertise in engineering and materials science, CoorsTek provides solutions to complex technical challenges in the semiconductor, medical, automotive, aerospace, and other industries. With over 400 proprietary formulations, vertically integrated systems, and unparalleled process capabilities, CoorsTek partners with its customers to make the world measurably better.

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