Main German 3D printer OEM EOS has appointed a brand new CEO. Efficient instantly, Marie Langer, the daughter of firm founder Dr. Hans Langer, will assume management of EOS GmbH, seeing outgoing CEO Dr. Adrian Keppler tackle a task as managing director.
Introduced right now by way of the corporate web site, Langer has acknowledged that her management will see the corporate do extra with the “constructive environmental and social advantages” of 3D printing, whereas preserving EOS on the “leading edge” of the expertise.
The announcement was additionally accompanied by information that Dr. Tobias Abeln, the corporate’s former CTO, and Bertrand Humel van der Lee, the earlier CCOO, could be leaving the corporate by mutual settlement.
“30 years of private dedication in any respect ranges and our shared tradition have made us into the extremely profitable firm we’re right now,” continues Langer’s incoming assertion.
“We now have efficiently harnessed the pioneering spirit of the early years and mixed it with the experience of a world market chief. From each a technological and an organizational perspective, EOS is optimally positioned for a profitable future.
“My imaginative and prescient is that EOS stays on the leading edge of business 3D printing expertise and that the corporate makes a sustainable contribution in the direction of fixing the large challenges dealing with us right now.”
Marie Langer, the newly appointed CEO of EOS GmbH. Picture by way of EOS
Marie Langer and her brother Uli have long-been rumored as potential leaders of EOS. Earlier this 12 months, an article in Forbes confirmed that Dr. Langer had formally begun succession planning, with each youngsters shadowing the founder from late 2018. At that time, it was prompt that each siblings would tackle management roles on the firm throughout the subsequent six months.
The place Marie Langer has taken on the function as CEO of EOS, Uli Langer is to date persevering with his place as Companion Supervisor of AM Ventures, one other a part of the broader EOS household of corporations.
Marie Langer as CEO of EOS
With a diploma in psychology from the College of Vienna, Marie Langer has a historical past of taking a humanitarian strategy to enterprise. A lot of her prior expertise has been targeted on supporting the schooling of younger youngsters.
Since August 2016, Langer has been listed on the co-owner of each the broader EOS GROUP and AM Ventures appearing on the businesses’ advisory boards. Her sustainable imaginative and prescient for the way forward for EOS seems well-aligned with the view of her father, who continues to steer the broader EOS GROUP. Chatting with 3D Printing Trade in acceptance of our Excellent Contribution to 3D Printing award earlier this 12 months, Dr. Langer acknowledged:
“Moreover enterprise advantages, our expertise contributes to creating the world a greater place to dwell in. To handle this, amongst others, humaneering will probably be an enormous focus for us.”
Dr. Hans Langer, founding father of EOS, and the 2019 3D Printing Trade trophy for Excellent Contribution to 3D Printing. Picture by way of EOS
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Featured picture exhibits Marie Langer, the newly appointed CEO of EOS GmbH. Picture by way of EOS
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