Essentium Appoints Jonathan Baliff as Interim Chief Financial Officer

| The Essentium Team


Essentium, Inc., a worldwide leader in industrial additive manufacturing (AM), today announced the appointment of Jonathan Baliff as interim chief financial officer, effective immediately.

Baliff brings more than 25 years of finance experience, serving on executive teams for private equity and debt capital firms, aerospace, and energy companies.

Reporting to CEO Blake Teipel, Baliff will lead Essentium’s global finance organization and financial activities to accelerate growth and execute on the company’s strategic plan of enabling disruptive advanced manufacturing ecosystems. Baliff takes over from Lars Uffhausen, who will now focus on leading the company’s growing global operations as COO.

Said Blake Teipel, Ph.D., CEO of Essentium: “Jonathan is a highly respected leader and has a proven track record of accelerating growth and delivering results throughout his career. Jonathan’s strategic insight, operational discipline, and performance-driven leadership will serve us well as we execute our strategy and drive long-term value for our customers. I look forward to working with him to fulfill our vision of reshaping manufacturing into a leaner, more agile future enabled by AM.”

Said Jonathan Baliff, CFO of Essentium: “Additive manufacturing represents an immense multi-market and multi-geography revenue opportunity. Essentium’s end-to-end offerings across systems, materials, software, and services make it uniquely positioned to rise and scale to this opportunity. I am excited to work with an incredible team of industry veterans, scientists, and professionals and contribute to an organization that is poised to disrupt traditional manufacturing.”

Baliff joins Essentium from his recent role as president and chief financial officer for Genesis Park Acquisition Corporation, an affiliate of the Houston-based private equity firm Genesis Park. After almost a decade serving on active duty in the US Air Force, he served as president and CEO for the Bristow Group, executive vice president of strategy for NRG Energy and managing director at Credit Suisse. Baliff’s current roles include board member and chairman of the audit committee of Redwire Space, and board member and member of the risk committee for Texas Capital Bank.

Baliff holds a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering (cum laude) from Georgia Institute of Technology.

About Essentium

Essentium, Inc. provides industrial 3D printing solutions that are disrupting traditional manufacturing processes by bringing product strength and production speed together, at scale, with a no-compromise engineering material set. Essentium manufactures and delivers innovative industrial 3D printers and materials, enabling the world’s top manufacturers to bridge the gap between 3D printing and machining and embrace the future of additive manufacturing. Essentium, Inc. is AS9100D certified and ITAR registered.

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