Clark S. Kinlin
Clark S. Kinlin has served on NBR’s Board of Directors since 2000. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Corning Cable Systems at Corning Incorporated. In this role he is responsible for worldwide production, development and sales of optical fiber cable, hardware and equipment, as well as select copper products, including the broadband coaxial interconnect systems of Corning Gilbert.
Mr. Kinlin joined Corning in 1981, working in the Specialty Materials’ Sales and Marketing organization. He subsequently led several projects in Strategic Planning focused on Corning’s expanding interests in Japan and Asia. From 1985 to 1995, Mr. Kinlin led the commercial entry of the telecommunications business into Japan and China as director, Latin America/Asia Pacific, ultimately leading the division’s North America Sales and Marketing team.
In 1995, Mr. Kinlin joined Corning Consumer Products, where he helped to execute the sale of the division to KKR and then accepted the position of senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, of the new company, World Kitchen Inc.
In 2000, he was named president, Corning International Corporation and was responsible for directing the company’s global export activities. His international experience led to his appointment as general manager for Greater China in 2003. In this role, he led the growth of Corning’s businesses in China and established a strong corporate operating platform. In April 2007, he was named chief operating officer, Corning Cable Systems, with responsibility for global sales and marketing, as well as global operations.
Mr. Kinlin, his wife Ann Marie, and their three children reside in Corning, New York.