New appointments at SLM

SLM Solutions has appointed Charlie Grace as its chief commercial officer.

In his role, Grace will oversee SLM’s global commercial activities including commercial strategy, business development and marketing. He will continue to be the general manager of SLM in North America.

He previously held executive roles at ExOne, Xerox, 3D Systems and EFI.

Gerhard Bierleutgeb has also been named the company’s chief operating officer. Bierleutgeb joined SLM Solutions in 2020, and since then has been executive vice president (EVP) of Global Services & Solutions.

“It’s individuals like Charlie and Gerhard who help us grow as an organization and implement our strategy with vigour making SLM a key enabler of our customers’ successful transition to additive manufacturing,” said Sam O’Leary, CEO of SLM Solutions.