SLM Solutions Group AG

06/18/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/17/2018 23:43

SLM Solutions Group AG: New Management Board Member Dr. Gereon Heinemann starts work on August 01, 2018

Lue­beck, June 18, 2018 - The Su­per­vi­sory Board of SLM So­lu­tions Group AG ('Com­pany' or 'SLM So­lu­tions') an­nounces that Dr. Gereon Heine­mann will join the Man­age­ment Board of SLM So­lu­tions as Chief Tech­nol­ogy Of­fi­cer with ef­fect from Au­gust 01, 2018. Dr. Heine­mann will take over re­spon­si­bil­ity for the de­part­ments Sup­ply Chain/Pro­duc­tion, Re­search & De­vel­op­ment, Pro­gram-Man­age­ment as well as In­no­va­tion-Man­age­ment/In­tel­lec­tual Prop­erty and will there­fore be in charge for the fur­ther tech­no­log­i­cal de­vel­op­ment of SLM So­lu­tions. The con­tract is signed for a pe­riod till July 31, 2021. Within the last years Dr. Heine­mann was work­ing in lead­ing po­si­tions in the ma­chin­ery in­dus­try, among oth­ers as CTO for Fritz Studer AG, a com­pany be­long­ing to the Körber Group, and since March of 2016 as CEO of the Irpd AG, a joint ven­ture be­tween the United Grind­ing Group (Körber Group) and in­spire AG/Uni­ver­sity ETH Zuerich. Irpd AG is a ser­vice provider within the field of ad­di­tive man­u­fac­tur­ing and is doing re­search in the field of se­lec­tive laser melt­ing for the Körber Group. 'We are happy that we could win a highly ex­pe­ri­enced suc­ces­sor to the po­si­tion of Mr. Schöneborn, who will leave the com­pany at the 30th of June and are look­ing for­ward to work­ing to­gether with Dr. Heine­mann' says Hans-Joachim Ihde, Chair­man of the Su­per­vi­sory Board of the Com­pany.

Hen­ner Schöneborn, CTO till June 30 will be avail­able for the com­pany, be­yond June 30, as a con­sul­tant. Hen­ner Schöneborn: 'Thus, a de­tailed brief­ing of my suc­ces­sor is en­sured'.

Lübeck-based SLM So­lu­tions Group AG is a lead­ing provider of metal-based ad­di­tive man­u­fac­tur­ing tech­nol­ogy. The com­pany's shares are traded in the Prime Stan­dard of the Frank­furt Stock Ex­change. The stock has been listed in the Tec­DAX index since March 21, 2016. SLM So­lu­tions fo­cuses on the de­vel­op­ment, as­sem­bly and sale of ma­chines and in­te­grated sys­tem so­lu­tions in the field of se­lec­tive laser melt­ing. SLM So­lu­tions cur­rently em­ploys over 380 mem­bers of staff in Ger­many, Aus­tria, France, Italy, the USA, Sin­ga­pore, Rus­sia, India and China. The prod­ucts are utilised world­wide by cus­tomers in par­tic­u­lar from the aero­space, en­ergy, health­care and au­to­mo­tive in­dus­tries.