Appointment of AM expert and experienced technical strategy leader, Jon Meyer, strengthens APWORKS’ management team, to further develop customer-specific AM series applications.
APWORKS, an industry provider of 3D printing services and products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Meyer as new Chief Product Officer, effective immediately. In his new function, Jon Meyer will be responsible for the strategic and technical development of series AM applications taking APWORKS into a new era.
Meyer comes to APWORKS after more than ten years at Airbus, where in his recent position as Technology Roadmap Owner Additive Manufacturing Processes he was globally responsible for defining the vision and strategy for technology within Airbus, serving the wide range of technology needs and applications within civil and military aircraft, helicopter, and satellite products. Prior to that, he was leading the central research and technology team responsible for the development of Additive Manufacturing within Airbus Group, where he developed a strong technical expertise in a wide range of AM technologies, with a focus on Powder Bed Fusion and Directed Energy Deposition.
As Chief Product Officer, Meyer will strengthen APWORKS’ management team, bringing wide-ranging technical experiences and strategy expertise. Meyer’s new role at APWORKS is the next logical step, as he will be extending his field of activities to working out practical applications of AM. Together with APWORKS team, he will devote considerable time and effort to pursuing the development of independent product innovations with significant added value for manufacturing in AM.
“I am very pleased to be joining APWORKS and look forward to shaping the future of manufacturing,” said Jon Meyer, Chief Product Officer at APWORKS. “During my time working on technology strategy, I gained a good understanding of the AM value proposition, and I am excited to have the opportunity to translate that knowledge into products – watch this space.”
“We are proud to have Jon on board and look forward to leveraging his expertise in steering APWORKS forward. This is another clear step driving the development and execution of APWORKS’ growth strategy,” said Joachim Zettler, Managing Director at APWORKS. “Jon has long and impressive expertise in the field of additive manufacturing and inspires us with his self-motivated and innovative mentality. We are already looking forward to seeing various new product applications and innovative projects in the future.”
Jon Meyer will make his first appearance as Chief Product Officer at APWORKS during Formnext 2018. Please stop by the APWORKS booth (hall 3.1, booth G68) to meet Jon and welcome him in his new role.