Lübeck, January 23, 2017 – The Supervisory Board of SLM Solutions Group AG took the decision today to remove Dr. Markus Rechlin from his position as CEO and from the Management Board of SLM Solutions Group AG. His responsibilities are assigned to Chief Financial Officer Uwe Bögershausen with immediate effect and until further notice. The Supervisory Board of SLM Solutions Group AG thanks Dr. Rechlin for his many years of dedicated and committed contribution to the company. As from now, the Executive Board of SLM Solutions Group AG therefore consists of Uwe Bögershausen and Henner Schöneborn.
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About the company
Lübeck-based SLM Solutions Group AG is a leading provider of metal-based additive manufacturing technology. The company's shares are traded in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The stock has been listed in the TecDAX index since March 21, 2016. SLM Solutions focuses on the development, assembly and sale of machines and integrated system solutions in the field of selective laser melting. SLM Solutions currently employs over 310 members of staff in Germany, the USA, Singapore, Russia and China.The products are utilised worldwide by customers in particular from the aerospace, energy, healthcare and automotive industries.