Maxon & Red Giant Merger Completed, Senior Leadership Announced
February 18, 2020

Maxon & Red Giant Merger Completed, Senior Leadership Announced

FRIEDRICHSDORF, GERMANY – Maxon, the developers of professional 3D software solutions, and Red Giant, creators of unique tools for editors, VFX artists, and motion designers, have completed all financial and regulatory agreements required for completion of their merger. Additionally, key appointments in executive leadership have been revealed.

“After months of planning and hard work, we’re proud to announce the merger of our two companies is officially completed,” stated David McGavran, CEO. “We are excited to begin our partnership with Red Giant, which shares with us a great tradition of outstanding products, innovation and superior customer experience. Our newly formed and seasoned executive team is thrilled to start integrating the talented teams and processes of both companies.”

The new executive team includes leaders from both Maxon and Red Giant, making this a true fusion of the two companies. Together they are expected to bring remarkable synergies across all areas that will result in greater reach, product innovation and customer service. Also, later this year Enrique Glas, who currently serves as Vice President Corporate Finance and Controlling with Nemetschek, will be joining the executive team to bring best of class leadership to the finance department.

Executive Team Appointments

The leadership team assuming new or expanded roles at Maxon will be directly reporting to McGavran, and include:

Chad Bechert, Chief Strategy Officer and Member of Advisory Board
Philip Losch, Chief Technology Officer
Stu Maschwitz, Chief Creative Officer
Enrique Glas, Chief Financial Officer
Gesa Häfner, Global Head of Employee Experience and Legal
Robert Sharp, Global Head of Sales
Paul Babb, Global Head of Community and Customer Experience
Aharon Rabinowitz, Global Head of Digital Experience
Karen Gauthier, Global Head of Products
Ozlem Zaimoglu Akinbosoye, Global Head of Operations
Nicolas Burtnyk - CEO Redshift