BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, located in Heidelberg, Germany, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, has appointed François Minec as its Chief Commercial Officer. In his new role, Minec will be responsible for the commercial development of all four BASF 3D Printing Solutions business segments.
Minec reportedly has over fifteen years experience of business development in specialty plastics and chemicals, and previously founded the company Advanc3D Materials, which specialised in material solutions for Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing.
“With François Minec, we have gained a proven industry expert for this key role, François has extensive knowledge and experience in the dynamic market of industrial 3D printing. Together with him, I am pleased to continue our consistent growth trajectory,” commented Volker Hammes, who is responsible for the business development of BASF 3D Printing Solutions.
BASF 3D Printing Solutions is made up of startup-like structures designed to serve customers in the Additive Manufacturing market. It cooperates closely with the global research platforms and application technologies of various departments at BASF, and with research institutes, universities, startups and industrial partners.