Volker Hannes

    Volker Hannes

    Mr. Hammes, 55, has served as a Managing Director of BASF New Business GmbH (“BASF New Business”), a subsidiary of BASF SE, the German chemical conglomerate (FWB: BAS) ("BASF"), since January 2016 and a Managing Director of BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, another subsidiary of BASF, since August 2017. Between 2012 and 2016, Mr. Hammes also served as director or officer of various BASF affiliates, including as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Head of Business Center Turkey, Middle East and North Africa of BASF Turk Kimya San. Ltd. Sti. In addition, Mr. Hammes has served as a director on the boards of directors of BigRep GmbH, a manufacturer of 3D printers, since December 2017 and Essentium Inc., a provider of industrial 3D printing solutions, since December 2017. Mr. Hammes holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Polymer Technology from RWTH Aachen.

    Eduard Crits

      Eduard Crits
      CIO
      Eduard (Eddy) Crits has recently been appointed CIO of Materialise. For the past 30 years of his career, Eddy Crits held managerial and executive positions in ICT, Product Development, Operations and Engineering in global technological companies like Agfa, IPTE and IBA. Mr. Crits holds a PhD degree in Physics from KU Leuven and an Executive MBA degree from the University of Antwerp.