Ellen Kullman to Head California 3D Start-up

  • Ellen Kullman to Head California 3D Start-up (c) DupontEllen Kullman to Head California 3D Start-up (c) Dupont

Ellen Kullman, who headed US chemical conglomerate DuPont from 2009 to 2015, has been appointed president and CEO of Carbon, a Redwood City, California-based 3D printing specialist for polymers.

The former DuPont chief, who has served on Carbon’s board since 2016 and will retain that position, takes over from the six-year-old company’s co-founder and CEO Joseph DeSimone. In future, he will be executive chairman.

Kullman’s role will be to develop short- and long-term strategies for the company’s growth, with plans for its digital manufacturing platform to become more widely adopted.

Carbon has developed a proprietary continuous liquid interfaced production (CLIP) manufacturing technology that has been used to produce high-profile trip parts for car makers.

Since leaving DuPont in October 201 6 after a proxy battles with activist shareholder Nelson Peltz, the former Fortune 500 executive also has served on the boards of Amgen, Dell Technologies, Goldman Sachs, United Technologies.     

 

 

Authors

Register now!

The latest information directly via newsletter.

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.