Robert G. Deuster

Robert G. Deuster, Director

Robert Deuster has served as a director on the Nanometrics Board of Directors since March 2017. Mr. Deuster served as Chief Executive Officer of Collectors Universe, Inc., a public company that provides authentication and grading services to the global collectibles market from 2012 to 2017, and as a Director from 2012 to 2018. Mr. Deuster served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Newport Corporation, a public company that is a global supplier of laser, optical and motion control products, from May 1996 until his retirement in October 2007. Mr. Deuster served in various senior management positions at Applied Power, Inc. (now Actuant Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange listed company) and General Electric Company's Medical Systems Division. Mr. Deuster served as Director of Ondax Incorporated from 2010 to 2018, as a Director of Symmetry Medical Incorporated from 2014 to 2017, and as a Director of Pico Holdings from 2011 to 2016. Mr. Deuster received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University in 1973. Mr. Deuster holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.