Giles Gaskell was announced as the North American sales manger for 3-D imaging products for Wenzel/Xspect Solutions, subsidiary of Wenzel Group GmbH, by Andy Woodward, North American general manager for the company. Woodward comments: "Wenzel continues to broaden its product base through the addition of unique new 3-D imaging technologies to complement Wenzel's CMM metrology products. As a result, we are focusing new sales and marketing resources to help develop markets for these new products in North America. Giles Gaskell will be directing those efforts and brings a wealth of technical and business development experience in the areas of non-contact scanning for reverse engineering and 3-D imaging technology. He has worked with many of Europe's most prestigious design, engineering and manufacturing companies on reverse engineering and non-contact inspection projects."
Gaskell previously worked for GKS-Laser Design Inc. where he was the business development manager. Prior to that, he was director of business development for NVision Inc., a manufacturer of non-contact measurement and 3-D imaging hardware and software. He founded 3-D Scanners Ltd., a U.K.-based manufacturer that introduced the first hand-held laser scanners to the U.K. market. A mechanical engineering graduate from Aston University in Birmingham, England, Gaskell is a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He and his family reside in Linden, MI.