Greg Babe - Bio

Greg Babe is a seasoned executive whose leadership skills have been forged through thirty plus years of diverse and challenging corporate assignments. 

Mr. Babe is the President and CEO of Liquid X Printed Metals, LLC, a Carnegie Mellon University spin-out, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.  Liquid X is an advanced manufacturer of functional metallic inks.

Prior to retiring in 2012, ending a career that spanned more than three decades at Bayer, Mr. Babe was President and Chief Executive Officer of Bayer Corporation and Senior Bayer Representative for the United States and Canada responsible for the North American activities of the worldwide Bayer Group, an international health care, nutrition and innovative materials group based in Leverkusen, Germany.  In addition, he was the President and CEO of Bayer MaterialScience LLC.

Mr. Babe has previously served on the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Executive Committee and Board of Directors, and as the executive Chair of the ACC’s Responsible Care® Board Committee, in addition to being a member of ACC’s Chemical Management and Board Research Committees.  Additionally, he served on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

In the region, Mr. Babe has served as Chairman of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce; a member of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development’s (ACCD) Executive Committee; and  Vice Chair of the ACCD Board of Directors.

His current Board of Directors positions include membership on the Matthews International Board, Chairman of their Compensation Committee as well as a member of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee.  Mr. Babe was recently elected Chairman of MATRIC’s Board of Directors.  He is a Trustee of the Benedum Foundation and he serves on West Virginia University’s Foundation Board of Directors and the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Energy Advisory Council.

A native of West Virginia, Mr. Babe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University and in May 2012 was awarded an honorary doctorate of science from West Virginia University’s Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.

A Mt. Lebanon, PA resident, Babe, is married with four children.