William Lee

Chief Executive at Renishaw

Will has an in-depth understanding of the Group's business, products and markets, having held various senior management positions, which have included engineering, operations, and sales and marketing, prior to his appointment as Chief Executive. Will was selected as Chief Executive having demonstrated to the Board the leadership capabilities, breadth of knowledge and relationships to continue to develop the Renishaw business and has a record of performance execution. Will joined the Renishaw graduate scheme in 1996 and became Director and General Manager for the Laser and Calibration Products Division in 2007. He holds a degree in physics from the University of Oxford and an MBA from the University of Bath. In 2014 he became Director and General Manager of the Machine Tool Products Division. In December 2015, he was appointed to the new role of Director of Group Sales and Marketing and became a member of the Executive Committee. In February 2018 Will was appointed Chief Executive, taking over from Sir David McMurtry. He is responsible for the product divisions, overseas sales subsidiaries and human resources.


  • Chief Executive

    Current role

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