AMT appoints Magnus René as chairman of the board

February 16, 2022

Magnus René has been appointed chairman of AMT’s Board of Directors (Courtesy Additive Manufacturing Technologies)

Additive Manufacturing Technologies Ltd (AMT), headquartered in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK, has appointed Magnus René as the new chairman of its board of directors. René joins the company with decades of executive leadership experience in the growth of international technology companies.

Alongside this role, René is also supervisory board director and vice chairman of SLM Solutions GmbH, Lübeck, Germany; chairman of Ovzon AB, a satellite communications operator; board director of polymer AM company Inkbit Inc; and Board Director of Bomill AB, an agricultural technology provider.

Previous to these positions, René was the CEO of Arcam AB, where he helped to grow the company through global sales & service subsidiaries in the US, UK, Italy, Germany and China, and strategic acquisitions in Canada and the US. Arcam was publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm from 2012 and acquired by GE in 2018.

“I am honoured to take on this role at AMT at such a pivotal time in the Additive Manufacturing industry,” René commented. “AMT’s technology and ability in post-processing is instrumental in developing Additive Manufacturing processes fit for production. I look forward to being part of this innovative company, enabling Additive Manufacturing to become a viable alternative to traditional manufacturing.”

Joseph Crabtree, CEO and founder of AMT, added, “The appointment of Magnus René is strategic on several fronts: His experience in Additive Manufacturing speaks for itself, having grown Arcam to one of the leading AM metal companies. Our goals for AMT are set high, and we are on the right track. In the past two years alone, we have doubled our revenue, raised a total of $25 million funding for growth, and we have underpinned the world’s largest Additive Manufacturing operations with our automated post-processing platform.”

“We are excited to welcome Magnus as Chairman, and I know that his long history of international leadership in the public markets will help accelerate AMT’s strategic direction for the next stage in our growth journey.”

www.amtechnologies.com

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Download PDF
 

Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • Transforming access to medical implants with PrinterPrezz
  • Lessons from 2021’s Olympic bike crash
  • Xerox liquid metal AM
  • Additive Manufacturing for oil, gas and maritime
  • Multi-material metal parts by Powder Bed Fusion
  • Findings from Wohlers Report 2022
  • The challenge of grain size: X-ray powder diffraction analysis of parts made by metal AM

The world of metal AM to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of Metal AM magazine, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter.

Sign up

News from the industry…

    News from the industry…

    Discover our magazine archive…

    The free to access Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of metal Additive Manufacturing from a commercial and technological perspective through:

    • Reports on visits to leading metal AM part manufacturers and industry suppliers
    • Articles on technology and application trends
    • Information on materials developments
    • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
    • International industry news

    All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

    Browse the archive

    qweqw

    Looking for AM machines, metal powders or part manufacturing services?

    Discover suppliers of these and more in our comprehensive advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of Metal AM magazine.

    • AM machines
    • Process monitoring & calibration
    • Heat treatment & sintering
    • HIP systems & services
    • Pre- & post-processing technology
    • Powders, powder production and analysis
    • Part manufacturers
    • Consulting, training & market data
    Download PDF
    Share via
    Copy link
    Powered by Social Snap