- Jerome Hamilton was VP, Lean Six Sigma Operations, Corporate Quality and Acquisition Integration at 3M
Minneapolis & Rehovot, Israel – Jan. 15, 2015 – Stratasys Ltd.(Nasdaq:SSYS), a global leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, announced the addition of Senior Vice President of Global Operations, Jerome Hamilton.
Hamilton comes to Stratasys from 3M, a global company with $30 billion in revenue. Since 2012, Hamilton served as Vice President of Lean Six Sigma Operations, Corporate Quality and Acquisition Integration. He had a significant role in devising strategy and operation plans for 3M’s Industrial Business Group, its largest business group. Hamilton also successfully led the Masking and Surface Protection Business with full P&L responsibility.
Prior to joining 3M, Hamilton held top operations positions at Ford Motor Co., including Plant Manager, where he reversed declining productivity at one facility, making it the top-ranked plant among 20 Ford plants.
Hamilton will be based in Minneapolis and report to Stratasys’ COO and CFO, Erez Simha. “We look forward to Jerome joining the Stratasys team,” says Erez Simha. “And we look to him to support goals to improve manufacturing efficiency, optimize capacity and reduce cost of operations, all areas in which he has a proven track record.”
Hamilton earned a Bachelor of General Science from Morehouse College, a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech, and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Detroit Mercy. He also earned a Master of Science in International Logistics from Georgia Tech, with rotations in Europe and Asia Pacific/Japan and completed the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
About Stratasys Ltd.
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company’s patented FDM®, PolyJet™, and WDM™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing service, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. Stratasys has more than 2,800 employees, holds over 600 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 25 awards for its technology and leadership. Online at: www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com.
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