For the past 10 years, Hanson served as the director of corporate development at Methods Machine Tools and COO of Methods 3D, one of the largest US distributors of machine tools, where he also initiated their activities in 3D printing. Prior to that, Hanson was at Applied Materials for 17 years, where he was director of Eastern Regional Account Operations. Hanson is a graduate from the US Military Academy at West Point and was an Airborne Ranger.
“I am thrilled to be joining Optomec, particularly at this inflection point, where additive manufacturing is being adopted into production processes,” said Hanson. “Optomec technology is uniquely positioned to take advantage of this opportunity and I am excited in my role to help our customers implement this technology to make a difference in their business.”
“Jamie has a truly unique background as a commercial executive in both the machine tool and semiconductor equipment markets, each of which is crucial to Optomec’s growth strategy” said Optomec CEO Dave Ramahi. “I am confident that he will contribute significantly to our continued success.”