CollPlant, a regenerative and aesthetics medicine company, today announced the appointment of Hugh Evans to its Board of Directors, increasing the board to six independent members.
U.S.-based Mr. Evans brings extensive board, 3D printing technology, and investment experience to CollPlant. He currently serves on the boards of four manufacturing technology companies including Factory Four, ZVerse, 3DM, and is also a Non-Executive Chairman of Culinary Printworks. He was formerly a board member of AquaVenture Holdings, which was acquired by Culligan International.
Mr. Evans served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Digitization at 3D Systems Corporation, a leading 3D printing company, where he led M&A, venture capital investments, joint ventures, and technology licensing. Previously, he served as a portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price Associates in Baltimore, Maryland for over 20 years.
“Hugh brings significant insights and experience that will be invaluable to CollPlant as we continue to execute our strategic vision. His achievements as a senior executive and board member, complemented by his notable expertise in the 3D printing industry will undoubtedly serve us well as we continue to grow, ” said Yehiel Tal, CollPlant Chief Executive Officer. “Hugh is an excellent addition to our board of directors and will play an integral role in our mission to help people live longer and better through our innovative collagen technology.”
“I’m thrilled to join CollPlant’s board at a pivotal time in the Company’s mission to revolutionize the fields of regenerative and aesthetic medicine via its rhCollagen technology platform,” said Mr. Evans. “I look forward to contributing from my experience in additive manufacturing to support CollPlant in pioneering novel solutions for patients around the world.”
CollPlant’s Chairman, Dr. Roger J. Pomerantz commented, “Hugh has a deep understanding and appreciation of CollPlant’s technology and how it can be transformative in advancing the 3D bioprinting field. We are very pleased to welcome him to the board and look forward to his guidance and support.”