4/19/2018 | 1 MINUTE READ

Optomec Appoints Vice President of Business Development

Originally titled 'Optomec Appoints VP of Business Development'

Jamie Hanson, a former machine tool industry COO, is joining the additive manufacturing system supplier. 


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Optomec, a supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D-printed metals and 3D-printed electronics has announced that Jamie Hanson, former chief operating officer at Methods 3D has assumed responsibilities in the newly created position of VP Business Development at Optomec.

For the past 10 years, Hanson served as the director of corporate development at Methods Machine Tools and COO of Methods 3D, a U.S. distributor of machine tools, where he also initiated their activities in 3D printing. Prior to that, Hanson was at Applied Materials for 17 years, where he was director of eastern regional account operations. Hanson is a graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and was an Airborne Ranger.

"I am thrilled to be joining Optomec, particularly at this inflection point, where additive manufacturing is being adopted into production processes,” Hanson says. “Optomec technology is uniquely positioned to take advantage of this opportunity and I am excited in my role to help our customers implement this technology to make a difference in their business."

“Jamie has a truly unique background as a commercial executive in both the machine tool and semiconductor equipment markets, each of which is crucial to Optomec’s growth strategy,” says Optomec CEO, Dave Ramahi “I am confident that he will contribute significantly to our continued success.”