Management & Supervisory Board
of SLM Solutions

Management Team of SLM Solutions

Meddah Hadjar, CEO

Meddah Hadjar (*1967) is CEO of SLM Solutions Group AG, since Mai 2019. Mr. Hadjar has a bachelor and a master of science in aerospace engineering and brings a wealth of international experience in organizational leadership, product management, additive manufacturing and engineering. For over two decades, Mr. Hadjar served in key leadership roles at the US-company General Electric in the business units GE Aviation, GE Oil & Gas as well as GE Power & Energy. Since July 2017, Mr. Hadjar has been living in Germany. In his last position, he was the General Manager of GE Additive’s Laser Products business and overseeing Concept Laser.

Sam O’Leary, COO

Since December 2019 Sam O’Leary is Chief Operating Officer at SLM Solutions Group AG. As COO he is 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 36 years old and a British 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 Ovzon AB. He was previously President and CEO of Arcam AB.

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Dr. Roland Busch

Dr. Roland Busch is Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Delvag Versicherungs-AG. In his last position, he was Chief Financial Officer at Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. and chief representative as well as Head of Future Finance at Deutsche Lufthansa AG.

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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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