L.S. Starrett Appoints Jim VandeHei as Director of Sales, Metrology Systems
With more than 20 years of metrology sales under his belt, VandeHei will be leading North American sales for the company’s vision systems, optical measuring projectors and force measurement systems.
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L.S. Starrett Co. (Athol, Mass., U.S.) a global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, metrology systems and more, announced on April 5 the appointment of Mr. Jim VandeHei as director of sales, Starrett Metrology Systems. In this newly created role, Mr. VandeHei’s primary responsibility will be North American sales for the company’s vision systems, optical measuring projectors and force measurement systems.
“I am pleased to announce that Jim is joining Starrett,” says Mr. David Allen, vice president of Starrett Metrology Systems. “His extensive sales management and sales process skills will be key to furthering the growth of our metrology equipment products in the North American marketplace.”
Mr. VandeHei has led and developed multi-channel sales teams for more than 28 years, including over 20 years of metrology sales and commercial operations management for Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (North Kingstown, Rhode Island), Carl Zeiss IMT Corp. (Maple Grove, Minnesota) and DW Fritz Automation (Wilsonville, Oregon). He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he received a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering, in addition to a Professional Development Certificate for executive sales management. He lives with his family in the Chicago area.