The Board of Directors of 3D Systems Corporation (Rock Hill, SC) has appointed Vyomesh Joshi (VJ), right, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Joshi succeeds Interim President and CEO Andy Johnson, who will continue in his role as 3D Systems’ Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Joshi is known for being a transformational and highly engaged leader with significant experience in developing and managing a broad product portfolio, all while driving operational excellence. While leading HP’s $26 billion printing business, he was responsible for doubling its operating profits during an 11-year period. “I’m incredibly excited about the future of 3D Systems,” he said. “We have a tremendous opportunity to help customers take advantage of the era of manufacturing transformation, including mass customization. While the company has a strong history in place, it’s clear that we need to develop new and innovative products with unprecedented quality and service levels to drive sustainable growth and profits.”
“We’re pleased to announce VJ’s appointment as President and CEO of 3D Systems,” said Wally Loewenbaum, Chairman of 3D Systems’ Board of Directors. “VJ’s significant experience scaling and strengthening technology-driven businesses, his expertise in product development and innovation, and his proven track record of operational excellence make him the ideal candidate to lead our company into its next era. On behalf of the entire Board, I want to thank Andy for his dedication and leadership as Interim-President and CEO,” Loewenbaum added.
3D Systems provides 3D products and services including 3D printers, print materials, on-demand manufacturing services and digital design tools. 3D Systems has spent its 30-year history “enabling professionals and companies to optimize their designs, transform their workflows, bring innovative products to market and drive new business models,” said the company.