ROCK HILL, S.C., Aug. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that Jagtar Narula will join the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective September 14. He will report to President and CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Graves, and lead the company’s Finance organization, including all finance operations and investor relations. With a strong technical foundation and extensive experience in investment strategy, Jagtar will play a central role in capital deployment for growth and margin expansion.
Building upon a strong educational foundation in both Engineering and Finance, Mr. Narula brings to 3D Systems 28 years of progressive financial and business leadership, including extensive M&A experience as well as leading global transformations through both integration of acquisitions and selective divestitures. Currently, he is SVP Corporate Strategy and Business Development for Blackbaud Corporation where he also previously led Investor Relations and Financial Planning. Prior to that, Mr. Narula had finance leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Xerox, GE and with private equity. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as well as an Engineering degree from the University of New York at Buffalo.
“I am excited to have a leader of Jagtar’s experience join our team at such an important time for our company,” said Dr. Graves. “Jagtar’s experience in leading technology companies with complex transformations and large-scale efficiency improvements will be invaluable as we transition to our new focus, align our organization and cost structure to our current revenues, and position ourselves for sustained growth and profitability in the years ahead. I want to add a special note of thanks to Wayne Pensky for serving as our Interim CFO, allowing us to move quickly to restructure the business and prepare for an exciting future ahead. Wayne will support Jagtar to ensure a smooth transition in Finance leadership for the company.”
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About 3D Systems
More than 30 years ago, 3D Systems brought the innovation of 3D printing to the manufacturing industry. Today, as the leading Additive Manufacturing solutions partner, we bring innovation, performance, and reliability to every interaction - empowering our customers to create products and business models never before possible. Thanks to our unique offering of hardware, software and materials, each application-specific solution is powered by the expertise of our application engineers who collaborate with customers to transform how they deliver their products and services. 3D Systems’ solutions address a variety of advanced applications in Healthcare and Industrial markets such as Medical and Dental, Aerospace & Defense, Automotive and Durable Goods. More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com.
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