EDEN PRAIRIE, MN & REHOVOT, Israel, Feb 26, 2020 – Stratasys Ltd., a global leader in additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology, announced the appointment of Dov Ofer as the company’s new chairman of the Board, effective May 17, 2020. Current Chairman Elchanan (Elan) Jaglom will continue in his role until the transition date.
Mr. Ofer brings significant strategic and leadership skills that will help guide the board as Stratasys embarks on an exciting growth phase in the coming years. Mr. Ofer has served Stratasys as a board member since July 2017 and was appointed to the board’s Oversight Committee in June 2018 when the Company began to search for a new permanent CEO.
Mr. Ofer has a strong history of introducing innovation and driving technology leadership, with over twenty-five years of experience in executive management and board memberships. From April 2007 to December 2013, Mr. Ofer served as chief executive officer of Lumenis Ltd. Previously he served as executive vice president and general manager of HP Scitex, after serving as president and chief executive officer of Scitex Vision, Ltd. Mr. Ofer currently serves as chairman of Magen Eco-Energy RCA Ltd., vice chairman of Scodix Ltd., Director of Kornit Digital Ltd. and director of Copprint.
“Along with the rest of the board, I look forward to supporting our new CEO, Yoav Zeif, in my upcoming role as the new chairman of the Board of Directors for Stratasys,” said Dov Ofer. “With the growth of the additive manufacturing industry and the new innovations Stratasys is bringing to market, this is a pivotal time for the company. I’m committed to ensuring clear direction, strong governance and a continued solid financial foundation so that the company can grow its leadership position.”
Mr. Ofer holds a B.A. in Economics from the Hebrew University in Israel and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.
Stratasys is a global leader in additive manufacturing or 3D printing technology, and is the manufacturer of FDM, PolyJet and stereolithography 3D Printers. The company’s technologies are used to create prototypes, manufacturing tools, and production parts for industries, including aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer products and education. For 30 years, Stratasys products have helped manufacturers reduce product-development time, cost, and time-to-market, as well as reduce or eliminate tooling costs and improve product quality. The Stratasys 3D printing ecosystem of solutions and expertise includes: 3D printers, materials, software, strategic consulting and professional services, and paid parts production.