Performance Motion Devices has named Greg Woods as President of the company. Founder Chuck Lewin will continue on as Chairman of the Board and VP of Engineering, focusing his efforts on the development of PMD's motion control product lines. Greg Woods has over 20 years of experience in the industrial automation and motion control industries. His most recent experience was as CEO of Control Technology Corporation, a supplier of automation controllers based in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. Prior leadership positions have been with Danaher Corporation as President of API Motion Controls and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ORMEC Systems.
Woods holds an undergraduate degree in Physics from Colgate University and graduate degrees from Dartmouth College in Computer Engineering as well as an MBA from the University of Rochester's Simon School.
Woods says: "I am pleased to be taking on the challenge of leading PMD and adding to its successful 15-year history of product innovation in the motion control market. I look forward to expanding our product lines, working with our partners to deepen our market reach and meeting our customers' needs for value-engineered motion control chips, cards, drives and software."
Chuck Lewin adds: "We are delighted to welcome an executive of Greg's calibre to lead PMD. Greg brings extensive knowledge of the products and markets of the motion control industry as well as the experience of having built motion control businesses through strong internal growth and acquisitions. We look forward to having Greg work with our management team to continue our rapid product development and growth plans."