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Daniel Johns joins BEAMIT as Chief Technology Officer and Head of Business Development

Fornovo di Taro (PR), April 2, 2020 - BEAMIT announces a collaboration with Dan Johns for strategy growth in Aerospace, Space and Defence market.

BeamIT_logo_400.pngBEAMIT Spa and Sandvik Additive Manufacturing are pleased to announce that Dan Johns has joined the Senior Leadership team of BEAMIT, a leading Additive Manufacturing service provider. Dan’s new position as CTO and Head of Business Development of BEAMIT will further strengthen and accelerate the company’s growth strategy, especially in key markets like Aerospace, Space and Defence.

Dan Johns has 20 years’ experience from executive leadership positions and brings extensive knowledge from industrialising the Additive Manufacturing value chain. He has held senior positions within companies like Airbus, GKN Aerospace – and most recently within Oerlikon AM GmbH, where he has built and led teams, partnerships and operations to deliver AM competence in the highest technical quality environments.

In his new role Dan will also lead strategic customer partnerships, and drive new footprint initiatives in the US and EU regions, to be even closer to our customers and partners in our key markets.

Dan Johns says; “I am very excited to join BEAMIT and bring my experience to this progressive and dynamic company. It has the DNA of a wise and established industrial company, whilst maintaining its agility through youth and a very strong vision. We already have key partnerships in place with key industry actors like Sandvik Additive Manufacturing and PRES-X, enabling the most complete offering through the entire AM-value chain in order to deliver the highest quality AM service.”

Gabriele Rizzi, Chief Commercial Officer, BEAMIT and Daniel Johns, Chief Technology Officer, BEAMIT

Michele Antolotti, CEO of BEAMIT, says; “We are excited to have Dan join the BEAMIT family. With his extensive experience from leadership positions and from the additive manufacturing industry, he will be able to accelerate our growth journey and further strengthen our position in key industries on key markets. He is already well-known in the AM industry and will play a key role in further developing our offering and presence, as well as in future strategic customer collaborations”

Daniel Johns joins BEAMIT as Chief Technology Officer and Head of Business Development(PDF document, 183 kB)

Further information

For further information, contact Gabriele Rizzi, Chief Commercial Officer,
BEAMIT; e-mail: g.rizzi@beam-it.eu; +39 0525 401281

For more information about BEAMIT: www.beam-it.eu

BEAMIT profile

BEAMIT is a leading Additive Manufacturing service provider, with more than 20 years of experience within metal AM. The company has one of the largest Additive Manufacturing facilities in Europe, with more than 30 installed systems at its headquarters in Fornovo (Parma), Italy. BEAMIT is a trusted supplier of advanced metal AM-components to demanding industries like aerospace, automotive, energy and racing – and holds a number of relevant quality certifications, including AS 9100 for aerospace and NADCAP (National Aerospace and Defence Contractors Accreditation Program) approval. In 2019 Sandvik Additive Manufacturing acquired a significant stake in BEAMIT in order to further strengthen Sandvik’s existing offering in metal AM. Sandvik’s offering includes the widest range of metal powders for additive manufacturing and leading capabilities across the entire AM value chain – from metal powder to finished components.