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Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 2013/01/30 - Creaform, world leader in 3D portable measurement solutions, announces the appointment of Mr. Alexis Wilcox to the position of vice-president for the EMEA territory, starting January 1st - Creaform3D.com.
Alexis will be responsible for managing the sales teams and he will be involved in developing strategies for Creaform’s subsidiaries in Europe, Middle East and Africa so as to reach annual sales and business development goals.
Alexis has more than 15 years of experience in metrology for industrial applications, more specifically in sectors such as industrial electronics and industrial automation. He has held executive positions for companies such as Hirschmann, Knürr and Datamars. Most recently and just before joining Creaform, he acted as managing director for Central Europe of the TESA Division at Hexagon Group. Alexis has extensive experience in building and managing routes to markets as well as an expertise in the distribution of industrial investment machinery equipment and industrial consumer goods. Alexis has a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Texas and Heriott-Watt in Edinburgh (Scotland) as well as a diploma in marketing management from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
President and CEO Martin Lamontagne is delighted with the arrival of Mr. Wilcox: “We are so pleased to welcome Alexis within the Creaform team. His strong experience in building and managing decentralized sales organizations and subsidiaries and his broad international working experience and understanding for regional specificities will be a great asset for our company. We are convinced that his presence and work will have a positive impact on the growth of Creaform and our subsidiaries in Europe.”
Creaform (creaform3d.com) develops, manufactures and sells 3D portable measurement technologies and specializes in 3D engineering services. The company offers innovative solutions such as 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality control, non-destructive testing, product development and simulation. Its products and services are intended for industries such as the automotive, aerospace, consumer products, heavy industries, health care, manufacturing, oil & gas, power generation and research & education.
Creaform has developed and sells the Handyscan 3D portable, self-positioning 3D scanners, the HandyPROBE optical portable CMM, the MetraSCAN 3D optical CMM scanners and the Go!SCAN 3D white light scanner. The company also offers an intuitive photogrammetry device: the MaxSHOT 3D optical coordinate measuring system.
The company employs more than 300 people worldwide, and has offices in Lévis, Montréal, the United States, France, Germany, China, India and Japan. The company’s head office and Quebec-based offices are 9001:2008 ISO certified.