ROCK HILL, South Carolina – 3D Systems Corporation has announced that it entered into a mutual separation agreement with Ted Hull, its Chief Financial Officer, effective as of the end of the day on May 15, 2015, pursuant to which Hull was to leave the company in order to meet company needs and to pursue his personal interests.
The company further announced that David Styka, who had been Chief Accounting Officer, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective as of Hull's departure.
Styka, 53, has been employed with 3D Systems since January after serving as Vice President – Finance and Treasurer at Family Dollar since April 2014. Previously he served as Vice President – Finance at Family Dollar from March 2011 to April 2014, and Divisional Vice President – Tax and Inventory from July 2008 to March 2011.
"We are deeply grateful to Ted for his stewardship of our Finance organization and wish him much success in his pursuit of other personal interests," said Avi Reichental, President and Chief Executive Officer, 3DS. "We are very fortunate to have a strong and capable financial executive of the caliber of Dave Styka ready to assume the role of Chief Financial Officer. Since his arrival at 3D Systems, Dave has gained a deep understanding of our business and quickly has become a key advisor to me and the rest of our senior leadership team. Dave brings substantial finance and accounting leadership experience to the role and we are confident taking the next leg of our growth journey with him as our CFO."
Styka earned a BSBA in Accounting from John Carroll University and an MBA from Wake Forest University. He has a CPA certification from the state of North Carolina. Additionally, he has worked in public accounting at Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche and served in finance leadership roles at Wellman, Inc. and Family Dollar Stores, Inc.