Custom additive manufacturing services provider, NextLine Manufacturing is honored to announce the addition of Dr. John Deutch to its board of directors. “We are pleased to welcome John to NextLine’s Board of Directors,” said Randy Altschuler, CEO of NextLine. “”His operating expertise, global business experience and technology background will provide a broad perspective to our Board as we align and execute our company’s growth strategy.”
Dr. Deutch has held major government, academic and business posts throughout his career. As Director of Central Intelligence in the mid-1990s, Dr. Deutch led the Intelligence Community and directed the Central Intelligence Agency. Prior to being the DCI, Dr. Deutch was Deputy Secretary of Defense and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions and Technology. He was also the Director of Energy Research, Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Technology and Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy. He has served as director for the following publicly held companies: American Natural Resources Group, Citigroup, CMS Energy, Cummins Engine, Perkin-Elmer, Raytheon, SAIC, Schlumberger and Cheniere Energy. Dr. Deutch earned a B.A. from Amherst College and both a B.S. in chemical engineering and Ph.D. in physical chemistry from M.I.T.
George Hornig, a founding member of the NextLine board, added, “John Deutch is an extraordinary addition, both as a thought leader and as a partner, to a unique advanced manufacturing company that is leveraging exciting technology and material science advancements.”
Regarding his appointment at NextLine, Dr. Deutch explained, “I am excited about the opportunity to become a member of NextLine Manufacturing’s board, primarily because I feel that the company’s focus on new, advanced manufacturing technologies is game-changing and will help fuel the renewal in American manufacturing.”