Fathom Digital Manufacturing Corp, based in Hartland, Wisconsin, USA, has announced the appointment of Carey Chen as its Chief Executive Officer. Chen will succeed Ryan Martin in this role, effective immediately.
“Fathom Digital Manufacturing is moving in a critical strategic direction aimed at fortifying our future in the on-demand digital manufacturing services industry,” stated TJ Chung, chairman of the Fathom Board of Directors. “Given Carey’s proven track record, his expertise leading complex industrial companies, and his intimate knowledge of Fathom, we are confident his leadership is the ideal fit to drive the Company forward as we work towards achieving our next phase of growth.”
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Chung added, “On behalf of the entire Board, I would also like to thank Ryan Martin for his leadership and the numerous contributions he made in helping Fathom grow into an industry leader. We wish him well in his future endeavours.”
Chen has been a member of Fathom’s board of directors since the company went public in 2021. He has also served as a director of Fathom’s predecessor companies since 2019. Before becoming CEO of Fathom, Chen held the position of president at Altix Corporation, a management consulting firm that works with various industrial manufacturing companies. He also previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Cadrex Manufacturing Solutions and Incodema Holdings LLC, as well as the Executive Chairman and President of Cincinnati Incorporated.
During his time at Cincinnati Incorporated, Chen led the launch of the largest Additive Manufacturing machine in the world at that time. He has also served on the board of directors of New Valence Robotics Corporation and Digital Alloys, Inc, both of which are Additive Manufacturing startups from MIT specialising in plastic and metal AM systems and service bureau solutions.
“The on-demand digital manufacturing services space continues to evolve,” stated Chen. “We have a significant market opportunity to further develop emerging technologies and pioneer new standards in on-demand digital manufacturing with 3D printing services, metal cutting, CNC machining, injection moulding, amongst other capabilities to further meet and exceed our customers’ needs. I am energised and excited to work with Fathom’s talented team and help take the company to even greater heights.”