Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division is led by a talented and experienced management group. Each leader is an expert in their area, possessing a diverse set of skills. Meet the leaders who provide the vision for the continued success of Manufacturing Intelligence.
President, Manufacturing Intelligence division
Appointed President of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division in 2022, Josh Weiss leads the division’s global strategy and operations. He has served in multiple leadership roles in Hexagon since 2015 – from his most recent role as COO/CDO of Hexagon’s Geosystems division to the President of Geosystems’ mining and heavy construction businesses. Weiss started his career at ArcelorMittal and prior to joining Hexagon served as a senior manager at Deloitte. Weiss, a certified public accountant and chartered managerial accountant, holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.
Chief Financial Officer, Manufacturing Intelligence division
David Mills has been with Hexagon since 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Accounting from the University of Hull. He has previously served in various finance positions within Manufacturing Intelligence.
Chief Operations Officer, Manufacturing Intelligence division
Stefan Ruh joined Hexagon in 2008 and took on the role of COO in 2021. He has held a number of senior positions throughout the organisation, most recently as President, EMEA region. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a post diploma degree in Industrial Engineering. Before joining Hexagon, Stefan held various senior management positions in the Metalworking and Automotive Industry.
Chief Product and Technology Officer
Parth Joshi joined Hexagon in September 2021 as Chief Product and Technology Officer (CP&TO). He is responsible for Manufacturing Intelligence’s product and technology organisations and leads the Design and Engineering, Metrology and Production Software, and Metrology Devices business units, as well as Volume Graphics.
Prior to Hexagon, he was a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) North America, with a focus on smart buildings, homes and cities. Prior to that, he also spent more than 20 years at Cisco, Eaton and Technicolor in various progressing executive roles leading product, technology and operations organisations for connected hardware and software businesses.
Executive Vice President – Global Marketing and Sales
Emanuel Viklund joined Hexagon in 2020 from Stampen Media Group. He previously spent a decade at Ericsson, holding multiple leadership positions in marketing, strategy, sales and business development. Emanuel holds an MSc degree in Computer Science from Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm and an MSc degree in Corporate Finance from Stockholm School of Economics, where he also participated in an exchange with UCLA Andersson in Los Angeles.
Executive Vice President – Global HR
Renée Rädler joined Hexagon in January 2017 as HR Director for the Manufacturing Intelligence division in EMEA before taking the role of EVP - Global HR in 2021. She has more than 20 years’ experience in HR roles at large international companies. Prior to joining Hexagon, Renée was responsible for global post-merger integration at Dormakaba Group.
Senior Advisor – Metrology Devices
Duncan Redgewell currently serves as Senior Advisor – Metrology Devices. With more than 30 years of experience in the metrology industry, Duncan first took responsibility for Hexagon’s laser tracker business in 2006 and went on to lead the portable metrology product line before serving as President of the Metrology Devices business unit. In his current role, he is responsible for the ongoing growth, business development and strategic roadmap for Hexagon’s metrology hardware portfolio.
President, North, Central and South America
Paul Rogers joined Hexagon as President, North, Central & South America region in 2021. Before joining Hexagon, Paul was CEO of EnergyBot, a joint venture by Vistra and Boston Consulting Group designed to introduce a cutting-edge digital marketplace to the energy broker market. Prior to this, he spent over 17 years at General Electric in a variety of global senior leadership roles in the energy, digital and cybersecurity divisions. Paul started his career as founder/CTO of Praxis Engineers, a Silicon Valley company providing software to optimise coal-fired power plants, and he also has experience of SaaS in the cybersecurity space from his tenure as CEO of Wurldtech.
President, EMEA region
Stephen Chadwick joined Hexagon in 2021 as VP Global Industry Practice and was appointed President, EMEA region in February 2022. Following a 15-year career in the Royal Navy, Stephen held senior positions at British Telecom, EMC and Dassault Systemes. He is an award-winning IT strategist, chairman of the Defence Information Systems Council and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors. Stephen holds an MBA from the University of Bath.
President, Greater China region
Hao Jian has been with Hexagon since 2001. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. Hao Jian has more than 20 years of experience in the metrology industry and has obtained a number of patents. He has served in a variety of senior management positions and currently leads the Manufacturing Intelligence organisation in China with a focus on continuing our long-term and stable growth in the region.