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II-VI Incorporated Announces Results of Shareholders' Meeting and Board of Director and Officer Appointments

II-VI Incorporated Announces Results of Shareholders' Meeting and Board of
Director and Officer Appointments

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- II-VI Incorporated (Nasdaq:IIVI)
announced the results of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on Friday,
November 1, 2013.Elected to the Company's Board of Directors for a three-year
term were Peter W. Sognefest, Francis J. Kramer and Wendy F. DiCicco.

In addition to the election of directors, the shareholders of the Company also
approved the following proposals:

  *A non-binding advisory vote on the Company's executive compensation; and
  *Ratification of the Audit Committee's selection of Ernst & Young LLP as
    the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal
    year ending June 30, 2014.

Immediately following the Annual Meeting of Shareholders, the Company's Board
of Directors appointed Carl J. Johnson as Chairman of the Board of Directors
and Thomas E. Mistler as Lead Independent Director of the Board of Directors.

The Company's Board of Directors also appointed the following directors to
serve as members of the various committees of the Board of Directors:

·Audit Committee
Wendy F. DiCicco, Chairwoman
Joseph J. Corasanti
Thomas E. Mistler

·Compensation Committee
Joseph J. Corasanti, Chairman
Peter W. Sognefest, Vice-Chairman
Wendy F. DiCicco
Marc Y.E. Pelaez

· Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
Thomas E. Mistler, Chairman
Joseph J. Corasanti
Wendy F. DiCicco
Howard H. Xia

· Subsidiary Committee
Marc Y.E. Pelaez, Chairman
Carl J. Johnson
Thomas E. Mistler
Peter W. Sognefest
Howard H. Xia

The Company's Board of Directors also appointed the following individuals as
officers of the Company:

Francis J. Kramer        President and Chief Executive Office
Vincent D. Mattera, Jr.* Chief Operating Officer
James Martinelli         Vice President, Military & Materials Business
Craig A. Creaturo        Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

  * The appointment of Chuck Mattera to Chief Operating Officer recognizes the
  confidence that the Company has in Dr. Mattera's leadership and technical
  capabilities. Through this executive role, Chuck will emphasize an
  operational focus to drive customer intimacy, integration of recent
  acquisitions and increased shareholder value across the enterprise.

                           About II-VI Incorporated

II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and
opto-electronic components, is a vertically-integrated manufacturing company
that creates and markets products for diversified markets including industrial
manufacturing, optical communications, military and aerospace, high-power
electronics, semiconductor laser and thermoelectronics
applications.Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, with manufacturing,
sales, and distribution facilities worldwide, the Company produces numerous
crystalline compounds including zinc selenide for infrared laser optics,
silicon carbide for high-power electronic and microwave applications, and
bismuth telluride for thermoelectric coolers.

In the Company's infrared optics business, II-VI Infrared manufactures optical
and opto-electronic components for industrial laser and thermal imaging
systems and HIGHYAG Lasertechnologie GmbH (HIGHYAG) manufactures
fiber-delivered beam delivery systems and processing tools for industrial
lasers.

In the Company's near-infrared optics business, Photop Technologies, Inc.
(Photop) manufactures crystal materials, optics, microchip lasers and
opto-electronic modules for use in optical communication networks and other
diverse consumer and commercial applications.Photop Aegis, Inc. (Aegis)
manufactures tunable optical devices required for high speed optical networks
that provide the bandwidth expansion necessary for increasing internet
traffic.Through its Australian subsidiary, Photop AOFR Pty Limited, Aegis
also manufactures fused fiber components, including those required for fiber
lasers for material processing applications, as well as optical couplers used
primarily in the optical communication industry.

In the Company's military & materials business, LightWorks Optical Systems,
Inc. (formerly Exotic Electro-Optics and LightWorks Optics, Inc.) manufactures
products for military applications and precision optical systems, and
components for defense, aerospace, industrial and life science applications.
Pacific Rare Specialty Metals & Chemicals (PRM) produces and refines a rare
earth element and selenium, Max Levy Autograph, Inc. (MLA) manufactures
micro-fine conductive mesh patterns for optical, mechanical and ceramic
components for applications such as circuitry, metrology standards, targeting
calibration and suppression of electro-magnetic interference. VLOC
manufactures near-infrared and visible light products for military
applications and laser gain materials and products for solid-state YAG and YLF
lasers.

In the Company's advanced products group, the Wide Bandgap Materials (WBG)
group manufactures and markets single crystal silicon carbide substrates for
use in the solid-state lighting, wireless infrastructure, RF electronics and
power switching industries. Marlow Industries, Inc. (Marlow) designs and
manufactures thermoelectric cooling and power generation solutions for use in
defense, space, photonics, telecommunications, medical, consumer and
industrial markets.Worldwide Materials Group (WMG) provides expertise in
materials development, process development and manufacturing scale up. M
Cubed Technologies, Inc. (M Cubed) develops and markets advanced composite
materials serving the semiconductor, display, industrial and defense markets.

In the Company's active optical products business, II-VI Laser Enterprise GmbH
is an industry-leading manufacturer of high-power semiconductor laser
components enabling fiber and direct diode laser systems for material
processing, medical, consumer and printing applications. In addition, II-VI
Laser Enterprise manufactures pump lasers for optical amplifiers for both
terrestrial and submarine applications and vertical cavity surface emitting
lasers (VCSELS) for optical navigation, optical interconnects and optical
sensing applications. II-VI Network Solutions Division is an industry leading
manufacturer of customized solutions providing customers with end-to-end
design and manufacturing support to enable rapid realization of
customer-specific amplification and micro-optics solutions.

CONTACT: II-VI Incorporated
         Craig A. Creaturo, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
         (724) 352-4455
         ccreaturo@ii-vi.com
 
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