Andy Woodward has been named general manager of North American operations for Wenzel/Xspect Solutions, a subsidiary of Wenzel Group GmbH, as announced by Frank Wenzel, managing director of Wenzel GmbH.
Woodward comes to Wenzel/Xspect from the United Kingdowm where he has been managing director for Wenzel's operations there for the past eight years. He spent fifteen years with Hexagon Metrology Inc. in various engineering and general management positions at Hexagon's DEA and Brown and Sharpe operations in the United Kingdom.
Woodward holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Birmingham. He and his family are relocating to the Detroit metropolitan area. He says: "I intend to continue to build on the solid business model for metrology equipment and services that Xspect Solutions has created over the past six years. By combining Xspect's broad customer base and marketing network with Wenzel's Gear Tec gear measuring machine technology and Wenzel's expanding 3-D scanning products, we should be able to make additional market penetration in related product and industry areas here in North America."