Jakob Just-Bomholt will take over the CEO role from current Co-CEO and co-founders Tais Clausen and Nikolaj Deichmann who will remain active at 3Shape. 

3Shape’s Board of Directors has appointed Jakob Just-Bomholt as chief executive officer, effective August 1, 2020. 

The company’s current Co-CEO and Co-founders Tais Clausen and Nikolaj Deichmann reportedly will remain active at 3Shape in new roles as co-vice chairmen of the board. 

Jorgen Jensen, chairman of 3Shape’s Board of Directors, released a statement saying, “Jakob has the leadership track record and scope of business experience we believe are essential to head 3Shape in its continued growth, including a strong focus on leading with innovation, and commitment to our people and core values. Under Tais and Nikolaj’s lead, 3Shape has developed the dental market’s strongest digital product portfolio and we believe that Jakob is the right person to take the company into the future. Speaking on behalf of the board, we look forward to working closely with Jakob as Chief Executive Officer.

“At the same time, we are delighted that we will continue to benefit from Tais Clausen and Nikolaj Deichmann’s industry experience and entrepreneurial spirit through their active roles on the Board of Directors as Vice-Chairmen. They have both been strong leaders at 3Shape and are recognized as true pioneers in the dental and hearing industries,” concludes Jensen.

Just-Bomholt previously served as executive vice president of Falck A/S, a global emergency and health care company. Prior to that, he worked in various top executive positions at the shipping and logistics company, AP Moler-Maersk. 

“I am truly honored to take the lead of 3Shape as Chief Executive Officer,” said Just-Bomholt. “I look forward to working to further develop the company together with the 3Shape team in order to deliver true value to our customers and partners for better patient care. 3Shape brings fantastic products to the market and I am excited to be a part of 3Shape’s innovation journey.”