Additive Manufacturing service provider BEAMIT SpA, Fornovo di Taro, Italy, has appointed Dan Johns as its new CTO and Head of Business Development to accelerate its growth in the aerospace, space and defence sectors.
According to the company, Johns has twenty years of experience in executive leadership positions and brings extensive
knowledge from industrialising the Additive Manufacturing value chain. He has held senior positions at Airbus, GKN Aerospace and most recently at Oerlikon AM GmbH, where he has built and led teams, partnerships and operations to deliver AM competence
in the highest technical quality environments. In his new role Johns will lead strategic customer partnerships, and drive new footprint initiatives in the US and EU regions, to be closer to BEAMIT’s customers and partners in its key markets.
“I am very excited to join BEAMIT and bring my experience to this progressive and dynamic company,” stated Johns. “It has the DNA of a wise and established industrial company, whilst maintaining its agility through youth and a very strong vision. We already have key partnerships in place with key industry actors like Sandvik Additive Manufacturing and PRES-X, enabling the most complete offering through the entire AM-value chain in order to deliver the highest quality AM service.”
Michele Antolotti, CEO of BEAMIT, commented, “We are excited to have Dan join the BEAMIT family. With his extensive experience from leadership positions and from the additive manufacturing industry, he will be able to accelerate our growth journey and further strengthen our position in key industries on key markets. He is already well-known in the AM industry and will play a key role in further developing our offering and presence, as well as in future strategic customer collaborations.”