Management & Supervisory Board
of SLM Solutions

Management Team of SLM Solutions

Sam O’Leary, CEO

Sam O'Leary has been CEO of SLM Solutions Group AG since January 2021. Previously, as COO of SLM Solutions Group AG, he was responsible for production, product development/R&D as well as supply chain management. Prior to this, he served in roles at Alstom/GE and Score Group plc. Mr. O’Leary is 38 years old and a British citizen.

Dirk Ackermann, CFO and Member of the Management Board

Dirk Ackermann has been CFO of SLM Solutions Group AG since May 2020. Since July 2021, he is also member of the management board. As a board member he is responsible for Finance, IT, Legal, HR, Services &Solutions and After Sales. Before joining SLM Solutions, he was a senior finance manager at GE. Dirk Ackermann is 36 years old and German citizen.

Supervisory Board

Thomas Schweppe, Chairman Of The Supervisory Board

Mr. Thomas Schweppe, resident in Bad Homburg, is managing director of 7Square GmbH.

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Magnus René, Representative Of The Chairman Of The Supervisory Board 

Magnus René, resident in Boston, Massachusetts, is an industrial engineer. He is a member of the Boards of Directors of Integrum AB and Chairman of the board of Ovzon AB. He was previously President and CEO of Arcam AB.

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Kevin Czinger

Kevin Czinger, resident in Santa Monica, California, is an entrepreneur, technologist and inventor.  He is Founder, Chairman and CEO of Divergent Technologies, Inc., a Los Angeles based technology company focused on additive manufacturing and adaptive production systems.

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Hans-Joachim Ihde

Hans-Joachim Ihde (*1945) completed a commercial apprenticeship and started to work as a sales manager for HEK GmbH, Luebeck, an indirect subsidiary of the international MCP Group, in 1970. In 1979, he became managing director of HEK GmbH. Later, in 1991, he became president and CEO of the MCP Group. After the merger between MCP Group and Sidech SA Belgium in 2007, he became CEO of the newly arranged group. Subsequent to the separation of the rapid prototyping and selective laser melting business from MCP group and the transfer to the MTT Technologies Group in 2008, Ihde became CEO of the MTT Technologies Group. After MTT Technologies GmbH had been bought and renamed to SLM Solutions GmbH, Ihde became managing director of SLM Solutions GmbH in 2010, and held this position until 2013. In 2014, he was elected to the Supervisory Board following the IPO.

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Dr. Nicole Englisch 

Dr. Nicole Englisch is a Lawyer and Partner at Clifford Chance Deutschland LLP. 

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