3D printer manufacturer Markforged announces changes to its board of directors. Thus, Aaron VanDevender is appointed to the Board of Directors as successor to Kevin Hartz, and Chairman of the Board Alan Masarek is appointed as a member of the Compensation Committee.
“Thanks to Kevin, Markforged was able to get access to public capital markets and fund its accelerated innovation efforts. Over the last two years Kevin also helped us navigate through a challenging macroenvironment while prioritizing the organic and inorganic R&D investments that are powering our preparations for the biggest launch of products in our history. I am grateful to Kevin for lending his keen insight and unwavering support to Markforged since joining the Board. I wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors,” said Shai Terem, Markforged’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Alan Masarek, Chairman of the Board commented, “On behalf of Markforged, we thank Kevin for all of his contributions to the Company and wish Aaron a warm welcome to the Board.”
Terem added, “We are truly delighted to have Aaron join the Board at this pivotal time for Markforged. His deep understanding of foundational technology and proven ability from his time as Chief Scientist of the Founders Fund to identify products that can disrupt entire industries complements our existing Board. I look forward to having his insight and guidance to help Markforged execute our strategic plan.”
Hartz’s departure is not related to any disagreements concerning operating, accounting or financial reporting matters.
Find out more about Markforged at markforged.com.