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Norsk Titanium Appoints Chet Fuller Chief Commercial Officer


September 15, 2015
By Business Wire News

NEW YORK

Norsk Titanium AS (NTi), a global leader in manufacturing premium quality titanium components for industrial applications, announced today that Chet Fuller has joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Fuller will lead NTi’s Sales and Marketing, Product Strategy and Contracts teams, driving the expansion of commercial sales and marketing activity, as well as revenue management. He will report to the newly appointed President & Chief Executive Officer Warren M. Boley.

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Chet Fuller has joined Norsk Titanium as Chief Commercial Officer to lead NTi's Sales and Marketing, ...

Chet Fuller has joined Norsk Titanium as Chief Commercial Officer to lead NTi’s Sales and Marketing, Product Strategy and Contracts teams (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Fuller joins NTi’s leadership team as a senior-level executive whose career spans more than three decades in the Aviation industry. His deep expertise and industry knowledge are based upon a proven track record of leading commercial sales, marketing and asset management operations at large multinational Aerospace and Aviation companies such as Bombardier, GE, and Honeywell, as well as serving as independent counsel to Aerospace & Defense investors, business leaders, and consulting companies.

“I am delighted to have Chet become part of NTI’s leadership team as we commercialize our game changing DMD technology and start our U.S. production facility,” said NTi President & Chief Executive Officer Warren M. Boley.

Most recently, Mr. Fuller served as Senior Vice President, Commercial, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, where he led the international teams that developed the customer relationships and executed the revenue objectives of Bombardier. Previously, he was President of the GE Aviation Civil Systems division, a leading provider of aircraft avionics, electric power and structural systems for commercial aircraft, and Chief Marketing Officer of GE Aviation. In addition, Mr. Fuller served as Vice President, Americas for Honeywell and held senior management positions at ATA Airlines. To read Chet Fuller’s biography, visit http://j.mp/NorskTitaniumAS.

Chet Fuller, NTI Chief Commercial Officer, commented: “The NTi technology fundamentally changes the Aerospace Titanium market and I look forward to working with NTi’s leadership team to establish our manufacturing operations in the U.S. and advance our strategy to bring NTI’s revolutionary technology to the Aerospace and industrial markets worldwide.”

NTi is in the final stages of undergoing required approvals for its new manufacturing facility and soon will be announcing the U.S. state, in which the world’s first industrial scale Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) manufacturing facility will be established. The transition of the company’s manufacturing operations to the U.S. is part of a long-term strategy to commercialize the application of 3D Printing technology for titanium components.

About Norsk Titanium AS

Norsk Titanium AS (NTi) is a global leader in manufacturing premium quality titanium components for industrial applications. The company has revolutionized the industry with its proprietary Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) technology that transforms titanium wire into complex components that are up to 70 – 80 percent complete. The 3D printing process involved reduces time from CAD drawings to manufacturing of finished titanium components by up to 90% and the cost by up to 70% compared to incumbent processes. www.norsktitanium.no

Norsk Titanium AS
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