LEUVEN, Belgium–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$MTLS #3Dprinting—Materialise NV (NASDAQ: MTLS), a leading provider of additive
manufacturing software and sophisticated 3D printing solutions, today
announced that it will hold an extraordinary general meeting of its
shareholders on November 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., Central European Time,
to vote on the appointment of Volker Hammes to the Materialise board of
directors, remuneration (if any) for Mr. Hammes (which will be
consistent with the remuneration of the other independent directors),
and related matters.
The extraordinary general meeting will be held at Materialise’s
headquarters located at Technologielaan 15, 3001 Leuven, Belgium.
The convening notices and the proxy form pertaining to the extraordinary
general meeting are available on Materialise’s website at http://investors.materialise.com
on the Corporate Governance page.
Mr. Hammes, 55, has served as 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 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 his position
in BASF Turk Kimya San. Ltd. Sti. as Chief Executive Officer, Managing
Director and Head of Business Center Turkey, Middle East and North
Africa. 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.
Materialise incorporates almost 3 decades of 3D printing experience into
a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together
form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialise’s open and
flexible solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries,
including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and
consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to
make the world a better and healthier place. Headquartered in Belgium,
with branches worldwide, Materialise combines the largest group of
software developers in the industry with one of the largest 3D printing
facilities in the world. For additional information, please visit: www.materialise.com.