Thursday, 13 February 2020 03:25

Ultimaker gears up for growth with expanded leadership team

Ultimaker CIO Siebe Beintema Ultimaker CIO Siebe Beintema

Desktop 3D printing vendor Ultimaker has expanded its leadership team in a move it says supports its global growth strategy.

Ultimaker announced the appointment of four new senior executives including Siebe Beintema as CIO who the company says will help to further define its IT strategy to support the growth and development of the IT and IT-related teams.

As well as Beintema, Ultimaker announced the appointment of Sebastiaan Verhaar as Chief Commercial Officer, Mariska van IJzerloo as chief  people officer (CPO) and Paul Heijmans in the role of vide president software R&D.

Beintema brings years of expertise to Ultimaker, with past positions in IT management and as a CIO for companies such as Thomas Cook and and Lefebvre Sarrut Group/Sdu. He will be responsible for IT management, web development, ERP, as well as software and services delivery platform.

Ultimaker says its strengthened leadership team, with four new talents, will drive its worldwide growth even further.


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Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).



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