MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 1, 2015 — Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, today announced the appointment of Joshua Claman as Chief Business Officer (CBO), effective immediately. In this newly created role, Claman will oversee the Company’s Global Sales, Service and Channel organizations. He will be particularly focused on driving commercial and go-to-market synergies across the company’s different business units, including Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and MakerBot. He will report directly to David Reis, CEO of Stratasys.
“I am excited to announce the appointment of Josh Claman as CBO, and am certain that his proven ability to successfully lead complex businesses around the world will bring tremendous value to Stratasys,” said Reis. “As CBO, he will play a critical role in supporting our strategic initiatives as we work to improve collaboration, customer intimacy and enhance our go-to-market strategy. We continue to see additive manufacturing being used to transform manufacturing processes across industries and we look forward to benefitting from Josh’s significant expertise as we build on our strong track record of growth and execution.”
Claman said, “Stratasys is a respected leader in the 3D printing space with a strong portfolio of solutions and services, and significant future growth prospects. I am excited to work with this talented team to solidify the company’s leading position in additive manufacturing.”
Previously, Claman served as President of ReachLocal, a global online marketing and advertising solution provider. Prior to ReachLocal, Claman spent over 10 years at Dell, where he held a variety of senior positions including VP Large Enterprise Business Americas, VP Public Sector EMEA, VP Channel Sales EMEA and GM of Dell’s UK/Ireland operation. Prior to that, Claman spent 15 years at NCR, a computer hardware, software and electronics company, where he was VP Services, Europe. Claman received a BA from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of South Carolina.
Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. The company's patented FDM®, PolyJet™, and WDM™ 3D Printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3D CAD files or other 3D content. Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the company operates the digital parts manufacturing service, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing. Stratasys has more than 2,800 employees, holds over 600 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 25 awards for its technology and leadership. Online at: www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com