Additive manufacturing technology developer Titomic has named industrial veteran Norbert Schulze as interim chief executive officer and begun a search for a permanent CEO.
He succeeds Titomic’s founder Jeff Lang, who assumes the role of executive director and chief technology officer as well as board director.
Schulze owns a consulting company advising global defence companies on strategy and growth opportunities and previously served as senior executive of Rheinmetall and RENK Group in Europe and Africa which included overseeing sales to Australia.
In July Titomic announced a new chairman, Dr Andreas Schwer, following the resignation of founding chairman Philip Vafiadis from the role.
Also joining a beefed up board were Dag Stromme, former Managing Director, Morgan Stanley (London, UK), and Humphrey Nolan, an experienced commercial leader in global industrial and distribution industries.
The latest changes complete a virtual clean sweep of senior leaders in Titomic, which is commercialising its Titomic Kinetic Fusion large-scale additive manufacturing technology.
Also this year Titomic lost its CFO and interim chief operating officer, the well known industrialist Glen Casey, former CEO of Nylex Ltd.
Chairman Dr Schwer thanked Jeff Lang for his contribution as managing director and welcomed his continuing role with the company.
Lang said: “I welcome the chance to work alongside Norbert to execute the new Board’s vision for commercialisation for all stakeholders.
“As a senior executive, board member and major shareholder, I am committed to succeed in my new role and believe in our strategy to position Titomic as a global leader in the additive manufacturing industry.
“While we have made significant progress in the last few years, we must continue to develop our operations and innovation across the company.”
Picture: Norbert Schulze
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