BigRep Appoints Moshe Aknin CTO

Moshe Aknin will join the management team of the Berlin-based supplier of AM systems.

BigRep GmbH has recruited Moshe Aknin to be chief technology officer. He will join CEO René Gurka and CFO Dr. Stephan Beyer on the company’s management team.

Mr. Aknin holds a degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA from the Hebrew University. He previously worked at Objet in Israel, as senior director of technology development and evaluation at Stratasys, and at Aeronautics Ltd. as ground control systems development manager and head of the mechanical design team. He will lead a team of around 20 mechanics, electronics, software and materials developers at BigRep, as well as the company’s industrial partnerships.

"We are thrilled to welcome Moshe Aknin to the BigRep family,” says Mr. Gurka. “Moshe will further accelerate our path to become a global leader of industrial solutions in 3D printing. "

“I am delighted to join BigRep as the company’s CTO and drive forward further development of current, as well as future, technologies and products,” adds Mr. Aknin.