Desktop Metal has appointed Jeffrey Immelt, former chairman and CEO of GE, to Desktop Metal’s board of directors.

‘On behalf of Desktop Metal’s directors and entire team, it’s an honor to welcome Jeff to our board,’ said Ric Fulop, founder and CEO of Desktop Metal. ‘In addition to his experience leading one of the largest and most admired companies in the world, Jeff is a respected executive with a passion for technology and innovation.’

‘I am excited and honored to join the Desktop Metal board and work with this exceptional team of visionary entrepreneurs,’ added Immelt. ‘I look forward to sharing my experiences and contributing to the future direction and growth of this emerging metal 3D printing pioneer.’

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