NEW YORK, November 15, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Shapeways Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SHPW) (“Shapeways” or the “Company”), an industry leader in large-scale and rapidly growing digital manufacturing, today announced oday that on November 15, 2022 (the “Grant Date”), the Compensation and Human Capital Committee of the Board of Directors of Shapeways (the “Committee”) granted Alberto Recchi 880,000 restricted stock units (“RSU”), comprising (i) an employment incentive bonus consisting of 492,957 PSUs under the Company’s 2022 New Employee Stock Ownership Incentive Plan (the “Incentive Plan”) and (ii) 387,043 PSUs under the Company’s 2021 Stock Incentive Plan. As previously announced, Mr. Recchi has been appointed as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1, 2022. Mr. Recchi’s RSUs will vest over four years, with 25% of RSUs becoming vested on the first anniversary of the start date. Mr. Recchi’s employment license and 6.25% of the RSUs will vest quarterly thereafter, subject to early vesting pursuant to a change of control.

In addition, at the grant date, the committee awarded a total of 1,357,143 RSUs to 17 newly hired non-executive employees under the incentive plan. Each of these RSU awards will vest over four years, with 25% of each RSU award vesting on the first anniversary of each employee’s employment start date and 6.25% of each RSU award vesting quarterly. thereafter, subject to the continued service of new employees. relationship with Shapeways until the applicable acquisition dates.

RSUs granted to non-executive employees and to Mr. Recchi are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable award agreements covering such awards and the applicable stock incentive plan. The RSUs granted to non-management employees and to Mr. Recchi under the incentive plan were granted as employment incentive awards pursuant to rule 303A.08 of the NYSE Listed Company Manual Rule 303A .08.

About Shapeways

Shapeways is a leader in the vast and rapidly growing digital manufacturing industry, combining flexible, high-quality on-demand manufacturing powered by purpose-built proprietary software that enables customers to quickly turn digital designs into physical products. , in the whole world. Shapeways makes industrial-grade additive manufacturing accessible by fully digitizing the end-to-end manufacturing process and providing a wide range of solutions using 11 additive manufacturing technologies and approximately 100 materials and finishes, with the ability to easily adapt new ones. innovations. To date, Shapeways has shipped over 23 million parts to 1 million customers in over 180 countries. To learn more, please visit

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