8/28/2017 | 1 MINUTE READ

BigRep Hires Frank Marangell as President of US Operations

The former Rize CEO will also serve as the German company’s executive vice president of global sales


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BigRep has hired Frank Marangell as its new president for U.S. operations and executive vice president (EVP) of global sales.

Marangell was the president and CEO of Rize Inc. until May of this year. He previously served as president of Objet USA Inc. and then as Stratasys´ vice president of global field operations, where he was responsible for the worldwide materials business as well as the company’s expansion into dental and medical 3D printing. He holds a BS in engineering and an MBA from Northeastern University.

"We have secured the perfect candidate to lead and expand our U.S. operations. Frank Marangell is the best candidate for any 3D company in the U.S.,” says BigRep CEO René Gurka. “When he became available I immediately reached out to him and offered him this role at BigRep."

“I have been following BigRep for the last three years and appreciate their high-quality large industrial printers. BigRep already has customers all over the U.S. and now it´s the perfect time to build a larger U.S. team and grow the business,” says Marangell.

Besides leading the U.S. operations, Marangell will also become part of the global executive team as an executive vice president supporting global sales in Europe and Asia.