Norsk Titanium Taps Pratt & Whitney Veteran to Lead Quality

Six Sigma expert with 29 years of turbine engine experience to elevate Norsk Titanium’s OEM quality programs

OSLO, NORWAY — June 20, 2016 — Norsk Titanium AS, the world’s leading provider of aerospace-grade, titanium additive manufacturing technology, today announced the appointment of Annette M. Jussaume to the position of Vice President of Quality. In her new role, she will report to Carl O. Johnson, Senior Vice President of Technology, Engineering, & Quality.

Annette M. Jussaume joins Norsk Titanium from Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Company, where her 29-year career was highlighted by leading the execution of the PW1524G engine development program for the Bombardier C-Series commercial aircraft, as well as establishing and leading quality readiness for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and F-22 Raptor engine programs. In her most recent role, she provided worldwide executive leadership of quality programs at all Pratt & Whitney owned facilities.

“Annette is a wonderful and necessary addition to our leadership team,” said Norsk Titanium CEO Warren M. Boley, Jr. “Her background in leading collaborative customer partnerships and implementing best-in-class aerospace quality systems will significantly enhance Norsk Titanium’s portfolio of commercial and military OEM part programs.” 

Ms. Jussaume holds a mechanical engineering degree from Western New England University.

About Norsk Titanium AS

Norsk Titanium is a global leader in metal 3D printing, innovating the future of metal manufacturing by enabling a paradigm shift to a clean and sustainable manufacturing process. With its proprietary Rapid Plasma Deposition® (RPD®) technology and 700 MT of production capacity, Norsk Titanium offers cost-efficient 3D printing of value-added metal parts to a large addressable market. RPD® technology uses significantly less raw material, energy, and time than traditional energy-intensive forming methods, presenting customers with an opportunity to better manage input costs, logistics, and environmental impact. RPD® printed parts are already flying on commercial aircraft, and Norsk Titanium has gained significant traction with large defense and industrial customers