Industrial scale additive manufacturing company, Titomic has announced the retirement of its chairman, leading technology entrepreneur Philip Vafiadis and the appointment of two new directors.
Titomic’s founder and managing director Jeff Lang has been appointed Interim Executive Chairman replacing the Adelaide entrepreneur while another chairman is sought.
Also joining a beefed up board are Dag Stromme, former Managing Director, Morgan Stanley (London, UK), and Humphrey Nolan, an experienced commercial leader in global industrial and distribution industries.
Lang welcomed them to the board and said: “Both have a proven record of implementing company growth with their extensive international experience working with emerging technologies and commercial strategy in global markets.
“They also bring deep corporate and technical skills to the Titomic Board that will be invaluable as we advance our global expansion.”
Vafiadis began his career in 1978 establishing VAF Research which continues to manufacture high-end home and commercial speaker systems in Adelaide.
His Innovyz commercialisation business is behind a number of important industrial and technology start-ups, including Titomic and rapid welding technology developer K-TIG.
Titomic is commercialising its Titomic Kinetic Fusion process of 3D printing, while K-TIG’s field is rapid keyhole TIG welding.
Vafiadis will remain a strategic advisor to the Company at the request of the Board under a 2-year consulting agreement.
Stromme is a professional investor and entrepreneur with close to 30 years of experience from successful private ownership and leading European and global financial institutions.
Nolan is a seasoned Board member and CEO with 30 years’ experience with global logistics companies, including with the P&O Group as Head of Corporate Development and CEO of P&O Cold Logistics.
He is currently Chairman of both the Nolan Group and Tapex Group, both distributors of technical and industrial textiles.
Picture: Philip Vafiadis
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