Shapeways Appoints Christine Gorjanc as Independent Director

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Shapeways Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SHPW), a leader in the large and fast-growing digital manufacturing industry, today announced the appointment of Christine Gorjanc, an experienced public company board director and former Chief Financial Officer of NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR) to its Board of Directors, effective April 3, 2023.

“We are excited to welcome Christine to the Shapeways Board as we further enhance and broaden the skills and expertise that our directors bring to the business. Her experience in leading and scaling technology companies is highly relevant as we pursue our growth and value creation initiatives,” said Greg Kress, CEO of Shapeways. “We look forward to her contributions as we continue to leverage Shapeways’ proprietary software to disrupt the multi-trillion dollar global digital manufacturing market.”

Ms. Gorjanc added, “I am excited to join the Board of Shapeways and help management execute on their vision to digitize manufacturing, building upon my operational experience with technology companies. Shapeways has the ability to leverage their software offering to enable broad market adoption of additive manufacturing and support other manufacturers in their digital transformation.”

Christine Gorjanc is an experienced executive and public company board director with extensive operational experience scaling multinational technology, healthcare and biotech companies. Christine joins the Board as an independent director, having served as the Chief Financial Officer of NETGEAR, Inc. and Arlo Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ARLO). She has been appointed to the Audit Committee of the Board, effective April 3, 2023, and is an Audit Committee Financial Expert as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York Stock Exchange. Christine is also NACD Directorship Certified, demonstrating her qualifications and commitment to effective board directorship.

About Shapeways

Shapeways is a leader in the large and fast-growing digital manufacturing industry combining high quality, flexible on-demand manufacturing powered by purpose-built proprietary software which enables customers to rapidly transform digital designs into physical products, globally. Shapeways makes industrial-grade additive manufacturing accessible by fully digitizing the end-to-end manufacturing process, and by providing a broad range of solutions utilizing 12 additive manufacturing technologies and approximately 122 materials and finishes, with the ability to easily scale new innovation. To date, Shapeways has delivered over 24 million parts to over one million customers in over 180 countries. To learn more, please visit