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Melissa Hanson appointed as PostProcess’ Chief Marketing Officer

She brings over 17 years of experience in market-driven strategy deployment

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PostProcess has appointed industry and marketing veteran, Melissa Hanson, to the position of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately. Hanson is a seasoned executive with deep expertise in spearheading disruptive innovation and leading high-performing teams to deliver exceptional value and transformational growth in the manufacturing and technology sectors. Hanson will report directly to Jeff Mize, Chief Executive Officer of PostProcess.

Melissa Hanson appointed as PostProcess' Chief Marketing Officer. She brings over 17 years of experience in market-driven strategy deployment
Melissa Hanson

Hanson brings over 17 years of experience in market-driven strategy deployment to PostProcess, including eight years as a senior marketing leader in the additive manufacturing industry. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Product Marketing at Nexa3D, leading its positioning and commercialization strategy for new 3D printing solutions. Prior to that, Hanson was Global Vice President of Marketing for Trimble’s transportation sector and has furthermore held numerous marketing leadership roles during her tenure at Stratasys, where she ultimately led product positioning, content strategy, field marketing, and demand generation for the company’s Americas region.

As the PostProcess Chief Executive Officer, Hanson will lead Global Marketing and Inside Sales. She will be responsible for developing and executing strategies that further accelerate PostProcess’s global reach and position as the leading automated and connected post-printing solution provider in additive manufacturing. Critical to the success of this effort is the key role Hanson will play in collaborations with the company’s growing lineup of strategic partners, from software to 3D printer OEMs and material science companies.

“As we continue to accelerate our ground-breaking journey at PostProcess from category creator to achieving widespread adoption and delivering industry-leading annual growth, I’m pleased to welcome Melissa Hanson to the Senior Leadership Team. Melissa comes with extensive international marketing expertise and relevant industry experience. She is a strong cross-functional leader with proven know-how for scaling-up at this high-growth stage for our business,” said Jeff Mize.

“I am excited to join the talented and passionate team at PostProcess, and eager to lead the way in educating on its vision and mission because I believe it is one of tremendous impact,” said Hanson. “The time is now to flip the 3D printing workflow on its head to prepare for a future where post-printing becomes a leading consideration and critical pillar to the mission of fully automating and digitizing additive manufacturing – and at production scale.”

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