ExOne 3D printer
Tim Pierce's appointment as US COO will support ExOne's mission to penetrate the industrial marketplace.
Leading metal additive manufacturing technology developer and manufacturer ExOne has appointed a new US Chief Operating Officer (COO).
The organisation has announced that Timothy R Pierce, who has a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA in Finance from Babson College, has taken on the responsibilities of the role as of yesterday (March 3rd).
President and COO of ExOne David Burns welcomed the appointment.
"With the addition of Tim, we are further building our team to execute our growth strategy," he said. "We have much to accomplish as we expand production operations in the US, support a growing installed base of machines and increase our material offerings.
"While Tim’s focus will be in the US, he also brings extensive global operational experience to our leadership team. We believe he will thrive in our very dynamic environment and enhance the structure and disciplines needed as we grow. We expect Tim’s expertise and leadership will help advance our strategy to further penetrate industrial markets with our distinctive binder jetting technology for 3D direct metal printing and indirect sand casting applications."
Pierce most recently served as Vice-President of Global Supply Chain for 3i, a division of Biomet, and prior to that as Vice-President of Global Operations with Laird Technology. Earlier in his career, Pierce was with Owens Corning in progressively advancing leadership roles including Managing Director of Asia and Director of Manufacturing OEM. During his tenure there he also served as General Manager of a start-up operation in Shanghai. Pierce began his career as an industrial engineer with Armstrong World Industries where he advanced to General Manager of an operation in China.