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Nano Dimension Ltd., a leading provider of additive manufacturing (AME) electronics and metal and ceramic additive manufacturing (AM) multi-dimensional 3D printers, announced that Dale Baker will join the company as President of Nano Dimension – Americas, where he will lead the expansion of Nano Dimension’s U.S. operations as well as leading global sales activities and executing the company’s ongoing organic growth and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategy. Mr. Baker will report to Zivi Nedivi, Global President of Nano Dimension. Mr. Baker replaces Sean Patterson, who is leaving to take up a chief operating officer position at a printed circuit board manufacturer.
Prior to joining Nano Dimension, Mr. Baker worked at General Electric & Trading Co. LLC (GE) and in GE’s electrical distribution and control businesses. He eventually joined GE Capital, progressing to senior vice president and head of the New York office for corporate finance, responsible for investing in M&A transactions for US-based manufacturing companies. Mr. Baker has also served as CEO or President of seven companies, two of which were in the early stages and achieved strong growth with annual revenues reaching over $350 million each. During his career, he has been involved in the acquisition and subsequent integration of over twenty-five companies.
Mr. Baker graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and from Duke University with a Masters in Business Administration.
“I am excited about the opportunity to impact the additive manufacturing and electronics manufacturing industries, leading Nano Dimension to revolutionize Industry 4.0 by digitizing supply chain activities and converting the neural network manufacturing of state-of-the-art devices – enabling customers to manufacture, print, inject – when and where needed,” commented Baker. “I’m not just excited about the opportunity, but also by the actions they have already taken, the foundations they have built and the vision that we are going to make a reality.”
Zivi Nedivi, President of Nano Dimension, added: “I wish Sean good luck and much success. At the same time, I’m very happy that Dale has agreed to step down from his former role as CEO and is now joining Nano Dimension. Yoav Stern, CEO of Nano Dimension, and I have been doing business with Dale for over 20 years. Just a few years ago, Dale worked with me as COO and successfully turned around a US public chemical company. During his long career at GE and later as CEO of many large public and private companies, Dale has always been a leader at every stage of his career. I am convinced that it will be an important quality lever and that it will be a major driver of our growth.
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