Guido Degen

President Additive Manufacturing - GKN Powder Metallurgy


Appointed to President Additive Manufacturing, GKN Powder Metallurgy in 2018.


Guido Degen joined GKN Sinter Metals in 1996 as Product Development Engineer. In 2001 he was appointed Plant Manager Bonn and in 2005 he took on the dual role of Plant Manager Bonn and Oberhausen. In 2007 he was promoted to Operations Director and took responsibility for the Radevormwald Conventional & Forge plants. In 2008 he became Vice President Operations taking responsibility for Bonn, Filters and the Medium Segment and joined the Regional Management Team. In 2010 he was given additional responsibility for the India operations and supported the integration of the newly formed Europe & Asia Pacific region. In 2011 he took on the dual role of Regional Supply Chain Director and Vice President Operations. In 2013 he was appointed to VP Business Development and Strategic Planning, GKN Powder Metallurgy. In 2014, Guido Degen became Senior Vice President Business Development and Advanced Technology GKN Powder Metallurgy. In 2017 he was appointed to SVP Additive Manufacturing & Business Development. In 2018 he took the role of President Additive Manufacturing, GKN Powder Metallurgy. Since 2016, Guido Degen is Executive Council & Board Member at the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA). Guido Degen holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cologne, Germany.