Additive manufacturing specialist Titomic has announced the appointment of Herbert Koeck as Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 July 2021.
Mr Koeck is a recognised expert in 3D printing solutions who has spent the last five years as a member of the executive management team of 3D-Systems Corporation, a global 3D-printing solution supplier.
Prior to joining 3D-Systems, Mr Koeck was Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Hewlett Packard and Senior Vice-President for the PC and Printing Solution Group.
He will succeed Nobert Schulze, Interim CEO of Titomic, who will continue to support the company in a different role.
Mr Koeck said he was honoured to have been given the lead the company going forward.
“As a team, Titomic’s employees have contributed their skills and talents to position Titomic as a leading global additive manufacturing company,” he said.
“The opportunity ahead is vast for Titomic and to capture the potential we must focus clearly, move fast and continue to transform. I am very excited and passionate to lead this process.”
Titomic Chairman Dr Andreas Schwer said Mr Koeck was a proven leader with deep additive manufacturing experience, hard core marketing skills, business vision and ability to bring people together.
“His experience in bringing advanced technologies to customers around the world is exactly what Titomic needs as the Company enters its next chapter focusing on commercialising its Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing (CSAM) technology centred on building partnerships as well as joint ventures with customers,” Mr Schwer continued.
“During this exciting time of transformation, Herbert is the right leader at the right time for Titomic.”
With the addition of Herbert Koeck as CEO, Titomic’s has a new executive management team consisting of Jeff Lang as CTO, Chris Healy as Chief Legal Officer and Joanna Walker as CFO.
Mr Schwer said the transformation of the management team comes in addition to the many recent changes to the Titomic Board of Directors.
“I have the privilege to be the Chairman of Titomic since June 2020 where we have made significant changes and progress in order to position the Company for growth and shareholder value creation,’ Mr Schwer noted.
“I know the new leadership team, employees, partners, customers and shareholders will all benefit under Herbert’s leadership.
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Norbert for his outstanding contribution as Interim CEO and in particular his great support in defining the new strategic direction of the Company.