West Dundee, IL – January 29, 2020 – Renishaw Inc., a precision engineering and manufacturing technologies company, announced the appointment of Denis Zayia to the position of President of its U.S. operations. The appointment was effective January 1, 2020.
A 33-year industry veteran, Zayia started 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.
Zayia replaces Howard Salt, who, while turning over the responsibilities of day-to-day operations, will continue to provide valuable service to the organization as Senior Business Manager Encoder Systems.
“Renishaw has been developing industry-changing products and end-to-end solutions for over 40 years,” Zayia said. “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. I am incredibly excited about the opportunity to lead the organization through its next phase of growth.”