Shackelford is currently president of Shape Technologies Waterblast Group. KMT Waterjet Systems is also part of the Shape Technologies Group.
"As we look to the future and building upon our success at KMT Waterjet, I couldn't think of a more qualified individual to fill this role than Brendan," said Nino LaDuca, CEO of Shape Technologies Group. "His customer focus and ability to achieve results make him the ideal leader for the company. We look forward to his continued success in this new role."
"I have been impressed with the development and technological advancements made with waterjet systems and am excited to join KMT Waterjet, a company known for their history of innovation and contribution to this industry," said Shackelford.