3D Systems has appointed John J Tracy to its board of directors. Dr Tracy has more than 37 years of experience in the aerospace industry, most recently as chief technology officer and senior vice president, engineering, operations and technology at Boeing. Dr. Tracy has also authored more than 40 publications in the areas of structural mechanics, launch vehicle structures, smart structures and aging aircraft, and has received numerous awards and recognitions from the Hispanic community, including being named the 2006 Hispanic Engineer of the Year.

‘We are a technology company focused on key verticals and the addition of Dr Tracy to our board reinforces our commitment to enhance management and the board in line with our customer centric strategy to drive profitable growth through focused execution,’ said Vyomesh Joshi (VJ), 3D Systems’ president and CEO. ‘We expect that his invaluable experience and deep knowledge of technology and aerospace will be a valuable addition to our board.’

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