Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) has appointed Magnus René as the new Chairman of AMT’s Board of Directors. René joins AMT with decades of executive leadership experience in the growth of public and private international technology companies. René is currently Supervisory Board Director and Vice Chairman of SLM Solutions GmbH, the leader in metal additive manufacturing, Chairman of Ovzon AB, a satellite communications operator, Board director of Inkbit Inc, an MIT spinoff in polymer additive manufacturing, and Board Director of Bomill AB, an agricultural technology innovator.
“I am honored to take on this role at AMT at such a pivotal time in the additive manufacturing industry. AMT’s technology and ability in post-processing are instrumental in developing additive manufacturing processes fit for production. I look forward to being part of this innovative company, enabling additive manufacturing to become a viable alternative to traditional manufacturing.” said Magnus René. Previous to this, Magnus was the CEO of Arcam AB, growing the company through global sales and service subsidiaries in the US, UK, Italy, Germany, and China, and through strategic acquisitions in Canada and the US. Arcam was publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in 2012 and it was acquired by GE in 2018.
“The appointment of Magnus René is strategic on several fronts. His experience in additive manufacturing speaks for itself having grown Arcam to one of the leading AM metal companies. Our goals for AMT are set high, and we are on the right track. In the past 2 years alone, we have doubled our revenue, raised a total of $25M funding for growth, and we have underpinned the world’s largest additive manufacturing operations with our automated post-processing platform.” Said Joseph Crabtree, CEO, and Founder of AMT. “We are excited to welcome Magnus as Chairman, and I know that his long history of international leadership in the public markets will help accelerate AMT’s strategic direction for the next stage in our growth journey.”