Desktop Metal Announces Appointment of James Eisenstein as New Director
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Desktop Metal, Inc. (NYSE: DM) today announced the appointment of James Eisenstein to its Board of Directors effective as of July 27, 2021. Eisenstein was also appointed to serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.
Eisenstein has more than 30 years of leadership experience in both public and private technology companies, including an extensive background in M&A and industrial consolidation. He has founded several multi-billion-dollar companies, including American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) which today has a market cap of over $120 billion. Eisenstein was also the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eaton Towers Limited, the largest independent tower operator in Africa until its sale in 2019 for $1.9 billion. He is currently Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo TorreSur, the largest independent wireless tower company in Latin America. Eisenstein is a graduate of Georgetown University, and holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
“We are delighted to welcome Jimmy to the Board,” said Ric Fulop, Founder and CEO of Desktop Metal. “I’ve worked with Jimmy over the past few years as he was a Limited Partner in one of Desktop Metal's early investors, and I have no doubt his expertise and experience will prove to be an invaluable addition to our Board of Directors.”
"I am excited about joining the Desktop Metal Board,” said Eisenstein. “Desktop Metal has been a revolutionary force in additive manufacturing and I look forward to contributing to its continued growth and expansion.”
About Desktop Metal
Desktop Metal, Inc., based in Burlington, Massachusetts, is accelerating the transformation of manufacturing with an expansive portfolio of 3D printing solutions, from rapid prototyping to mass production. Founded in 2015 by leaders in advanced manufacturing, metallurgy, and robotics, the company is addressing the unmet challenges of speed, cost, and quality to make additive manufacturing an essential tool for engineers and manufacturers around the world. Desktop Metal was selected as one of the world’s 30 most promising Technology Pioneers by the World Economic Forum and named to MIT Technology Review’s list of 50 Smartest Companies.
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Source: Desktop Metal, Inc.
Released July 28, 2021