Stewart Lane

Stewart Lane

Corporate Manager, Renishaw PLC, Gloucestershire

Stewart graduated from the University of Hertfordshire and L’École d’Ingenieurs en Productique, France, in 1994 having been awarded a 2:1 honours degree in Manufacturing Engineering. He then spent 4 years working in the French and Swedish automotive industry as an engineer and project manager before returning to the UK and joining Renishaw PLC in 2000.

Following seven years managing technical and commercial teams in Renishaw’s Machine Tool Product Division, Stewart was promoted to Group Business Development Manager in 2011. He took General Management responsibility for the UK and Ireland sales organisation in 2013 and was appointed to Renishaw’s International Sales and Marketing Board at that time. 

In 2015 he was appointed as a non-executive director of the Manufacturing Technology Association (MTA), a UK trade association, and was also appointed to the Board of CECIMO, the European Machine Tool Association the same year. In 2018 Stewart was appointed as chair for the European Additive Manufacturing Working Group.

When he has a quiet moment, Stewart splits his time between renovating his house and coaching the local childrens’ rugby team.

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Renishaw is one of the world's leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. It is also a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as 3D printing), where it is the only UK business that designs and makes industrial machines which ‘print' parts from metal powder.

The Renishaw Group currently has more than 70 offices in 35 countries, with over 4,500 employees, of which 3,000 people are employed within the UK. The majority of the company's R&D and manufacturing is carried out in the UK and for the year ended June 2018 Renishaw achieved sales of £611.5 million of which 95% was due to exports. The company's largest markets are China, USA, Germany and Japan.