Renishaw plc has announced the appointment of Clive Martell MSc, CEng, MIET, former President and CEO of Delcam, to a new role as Head of Global Additive Manufacturing.
In his new role at Renishaw, Martell will report to Geoff McFarland, Group Engineering Director and will be responsible for the strategy and direction of Additive Manufacturing across the Renishaw Group. He will liaise with development teams in the UK and sales and marketing operations across the world and will be particularly focused on making a global success of Renishaw as an Additive Manufacturing solutions provider.
As part of this new role Martell will also guide the company’s Additive Manufacturing products line based in Staffordshire, UK, which develops new AM systems and the Medical Dental products line, which delivers AM solutions for the healthcare sector. He will also become a member of Renishaw’s International Sales and Marketing Board.
Commenting on the appointment, Geoff McFarland stated, “Having worked closely with Clive Martell during my six-year tenure as a non-executive director of Delcam, I am delighted to welcome him to Renishaw. His extensive experience within the global manufacturing industry, including the ability to grow customer service activities, the development of dedicated software solutions and the establishment of Delcam’s Healthcare division, will be especially valuable to Renishaw as we develop additive manufacturing as a standard solution for production applications.”
Martell progressed from a graduate recruit to become CEO of Delcam plc, where he successfully managed the company’s transition from an AIM (Alternative Investment Market) company to an operating division of Autodesk. After his appointment as Delcam’s CEO in 2009 his successful track record of delivering strong revenue and profit growth earned him the CEO of the Year Award at the 2013 Grant Thornton Quoted Company Awards.
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