Renishaw Inc., based in West Dundee, Illinois, USA, the US division of Renishaw, headquartered in the UK, has announced the appointment of Denis Zayia as its president. The appointment was effective January 1, 2020.
Zayia began working with Renishaw as Coordinate Measuring Machine Business Manager in 1995 and became National Sales Manager for Industrial Metrology in 2008. His previous role was Vice President Sales and Marketing, where he was responsible for Renishaw’s line of Industrial Metrology and Additive Manufacturing products.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. In the role of president, Zayia succeeds Howard Salt, who is moving to a new role as Senior Business Manager Encoder Systems.
“Renishaw has been developing industry-changing products and end-to-end solutions for over forty years,” Zayia stated. “Our first product was a touch-trigger probe, which was developed to solve a manufacturing problem on Concorde engines.”
“Today, we are helping manufacturers driven by the goals of Industry 4.0 with a wide range of technologies including additive, motion control, healthcare, spectroscopy, quality assurance and process control,” he continued. “I am incredibly excited about the opportunity to lead the organisation through its next phase of growth.”
The Renishaw Group currently has more than eighty offices in thirty-six countries, with over 5,000 employees. AM Solutions Centers are located in the USA, UK, Germany, Canada, India and China. For more information on Renishaw.