Managing Director of GF Precicast Additive in Switzerland
Paolo Gennaro’s career spans more than two decades in Aerospace, Metals and Additive Manufacturing. While working on his Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering at the Polytechnic of Milano, Mr. Gennaro was a Researcher in the Aerospace Department leading projects that focused on special advanced materials and processes. Upon completion of his studies, he spent several years as an engineer at CITT.
In 2004, Mr. Gennaro co-founded and became CEO of Protocast, one of the first companies to develop additive metal technology for industrial applications. In 2007 Protocast was one of the first companies qualified for aerospace and biomedical production with AM technology.
In 2009, Protocast merged with Avio Spa and became AvioProp where Paolo was CEO. In his new role as product leader, Mr. Gennaro developed and qualified the Gas Atomization (GA) process for powders production for AM.
In August of 2017, Paolo became Managing Director of GF Precicast Additive SA in Switzerland.