FactoryFour announced the appointment of Hugh Evans to its Board of Directors, effective August 2, 2019.
“Hugh continues to be one of the leading advocates of digital transformation in the manufacturing space,” said Param Shah, CEO and Co-Founder of FactoryFour. “He has a gift for identifying where digital technologies can create new applications in industry verticals that are entrenched with manual processes. With his guidance and thought leadership, we will be working together to bring FactoryFour to more manufacturers and elevate our brand in the market.”
“FactoryFour is a very relevant tool for the digital manufacturing sector,” said Mr. Evans. “The FactoryFour solution maps easily to individual production workflows, and provides supply chain managers with unprecedented analytics and compliance documentation.”
Mr. Evans most recently served as SVP of Corporate Development & Digitization at 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) until early 2019. In this role, he led M&A, divestments, technology in-licensing, joint ventures, and venture capital investments on behalf of 3D Systems. He simultaneously held an operating role as the General Manager of the Digitization Business Unit comprising haptics, scanners and Vidar film digitizers.
Previously, he served as a portfolio manager at T. Rowe Price Associates in Baltimore, MD for over 20 years. At T. Rowe Price, he primarily focused on small-capitalization and private equity investments. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of AquaVentures Holdings (NYSE: WAAS).
Hugh has served with a broad number of nonprofit organizations. He was formerly a board member at V-LINC, The T. Rowe Price Foundation and Catholic Charities of Maryland. He is currently on the board of The Arc of the United States and serves on the investment committees of Catholic Charities of Maryland, the Archdiocese of Baltimore (chair), Mercy Hospital, The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and the R.W. Deutsch Foundation. He also serves The Jefferson Scholars Foundation at The University of Virginia.
FactoryFour is a next-generation manufacturing management system that focuses on customizability, ease of use, and speed to deployment. FactoryFour applications gather truthful, real-time data so manufacturers can minimize lead time and make strong, data-driven decisions for their business. With experience working in several manufacturing verticals from automotive to medical, FactoryFour has integrated with several ERP and MRP products to provide meaningful solutions to customers. To learn more about FactoryFour, visit their website at www.factoryfour.com.