Home Industry David Tressler named Chief Legal Officer at 6K

David Tressler named Chief Legal Officer at 6K

The technology leader in sustainable production of critical materials for lithium-ion batteries and additive manufacturing, 6K, announced the appointment of David Tressler as Chief Legal Officer. Tressler, a former legal professional at Waymo and partner at Kirkland & Ellis, will join the company during a period of significant strategic growth.

6K recently announced the PlusCAM project, an investment of more than $200 million in its battery materials facility in Tennessee. Tressler’s expertise will be instrumental in supporting future investments, fundraising activities, M&A strategies, commercial growth and the construction of new manufacturing facilities.

“David brings unparalleled experience leading corporate legal teams in regulatory, compliance, product commercialization, and other key corporate legal functions in fast-moving, high-growth emerging technology environments,” said 6K CEO Dr. Aaron Bent. “Our rapid growth and financial plans rely heavily on strategic guidance across our organization, and legal counsel is no exception. David’s experience leading legal teams at Waymo and as a Partner at global firm Kirkland & Ellis is critical to 6K as we accelerate our growth.”

Prior to joining 6K, Tressler was deputy general counsel at Waymo, LLC, the autonomous driving technology company that originally began as Google’s self-driving car project. At Waymo, he had a key role in building the legal team. Prior to Waymo, Tressler was a partner at the international law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago. There, he represented global clients in significant legal matters for more than ten years.

“6K is executing rapidly on its growth strategy to deploy investments for long-term impact,” said Tressler. “I’m thrilled to join 6K’s leadership team as the company prepares to scale its transformative, clean technology and look forward to supporting 6K’s commercial expansion.”

Overall, this appointment underscores 6K’s ambitions to continue to position itself as an industry leader in additive manufacturing and battery technology.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

3DPResso is a weekly newsletter that links to the most exciting global stories from the 3D printing and additive manufacturing industry.

Privacy Policy*

You can find the privacy policy for the newsletter here. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. For further questions, you can contact us here.