Executive Committee

Sabine Demey

Vice President- Software Development
Sabine Demey represents Welkeraad bvba as the CIO and Vice President of Software Research and Development for Materialise since January 1, 2017. Ms. Demey is also the Director of Materialise Ukraine LLC. Ms. Demey joined Materialise in 1997 and started researching the applications of 3D Printing in th....More >>

Conny Hooghe

Vice President- Human Resources
Conny Hooghe represents SoHo Services as the Global HR Director for Materialise since September, 2017. She holds a Master of Industrial Psychology from the University of Ghent. Previously she held several HR management positions within technologically oriented or IT companies such as Wolters Kluwer, F....More >>

Carla Van Steenbergen

Chief Legal Officer
Carla Van Steenbergen is the Chief Legal Officer at Materialise, and also functions as the company’s Compliance Officer and secretary of the Board of Directors. After graduation, she worked for three years at the Brussels-based law firm Marx Van Ranst Vermeersch & Partners, and temporarily moved t....More >>

Stefaan Motte

Vice President – Software Segment
Stefaan Motte is the Vice President and General Manager of Materialise Software, and as such is responsible for the general strategic management of that segment. Mr. Motte joined Materialise in April 2010, with an initial focus on growing our cranio-maxillofacial business. From 2012 onwards, Mr. Motte....More >>

Brigitte de Vet-Veithen

Vice President - Medical Segment
Brigitte de Vet-Veithen has been the Vice President of Materialise Medical since June 2016, as a representative of De Vet Management bvba. Mrs de Vet-Veithen has almost 20 years of experience in the healthcare and life sciences sector. She has worked in various management roles for Johnson & Johns....More >>

Jurgen Laudus

Vice President- Manufacturing Segment
Jurgen Laudus is currently the Vice President of Materialise Manufacturing. Mr. Laudus joined us in August 2001 as a project manager and became the Rapid Tooling Manager of our UK office in 2003. For two years, Mr Jurgen was responsible for both our Rapid Tooling sales support and production managemen....More >>

Wilfried Vancraen

Chief Executive Officer
Wilfried Vancraen has served as one of our directors and as our Chief Executive Officer since founding Materialise in July 1990. Mr. Vancraen previously worked as a research engineer and consultant at the Research Institute of the Belgian Metalworking Industry, where he was introduced to 3D Printing. ....More >>

Peter Leys

Executive Chairman
Peter Leys has been the Executive Chairman of Materialise since 2013. Previously, from 1990 to 2013, Mr. Leys was Corporate Finance Partner at the Brussels office of Baker & McKenzie CVBA, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets. Mr. Leys lectures a mergers and acquisitio....More >>

Hilde Ingelaere

Executive Vice President - Medical
Hilde Ingelaere has served as the Executive Vice President of Materialise Medical since January 2011. Since joining our company in 1990, Ms. Ingelaere has managed several staff departments, including human resources, finance and legal departments. She became one of our directors in December 1997 as a ....More >>

Johan Pauwels

Executive Vice President - Software
Johan Pauwels has been with Materialise since it was founded, and has served as an Executive Vice President of our company since January 2011. In 1990, Mr. Pauwels completed his Master’s thesis on Stereolithography by studying the very first 3D printing machine at Materialise. After graduating in 1991....More >>

Wim Michiels

Executive Vice President - Malaysia
Wim Michiels has served as an Executive Vice President since January 2011 and has been with Materialise since 1999, first as the International Sales Manager for the prototyping service bureau, then as General Manager Asia Pacific, operating out of the Materialise Malaysia branch office. In 2006, Mr. M....More >>

Bart Van der Schueren

Chief Technology Officer
Bart Van der Schueren has served as an Executive Vice President of our company since January 2011 and as our Chief Technology Officer since 2016. Prior to joining Materialise, Mr. Van der Schueren worked at KU Leuven as a liaison engineer for the newly founded Materialise. He established the basic res....More >>

Johan Albrecht

Chief Financial Officer
Johan Albrecht has represented Alfinco BVBA as our Chief Financial Officer since August 2015. Mr. Albrecht joined Materialise from BARC NV, a global central laboratory that supports the pharmaceutical and biotech industry in the development of new drugs, where he served as Chief Financial Officer betw....More >>