AMETEK Surface Vision appoints new director of sales

Tuesday January 15, 2019
Written by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
January 15, 2019 – AMETEK Surface Vision, a provider of automated on-line surface inspection solutions, has appointed Francois Levac as the director of sales to help strengthen and grow the company’s global sales presence.

Formerly manager of sales for the paper industry in the Americas and Canada, Levac will support Surface Vision’s existing customer base and grow new relationships by enhancing representation across North America and Latin America. Experienced in understanding the quality challenges facing the metal, paper, plastic and non-woven production industries, Levac and his team will improve access to Surface Vision’s SmartView and SmartAdvisor solutions for surface inspection, monitoring and process surveillance applications.

A graduate in mechanical engineering based in Montreal, Levac has a successful track record in industrial technology sales spanning 20 years. Prior to joining AMETEK Surface Vision, he held a variety of successful roles with Cognex, Honeywell and Honeywell-Measurex.

"The surface inspection and process monitoring market is showing immense growth, mainly due to the growing need for automation as manufacturers demand products driven by higher quality requirements," says Ben Wileman, divisional vice-president of global sales and marketing for AMETEK Surface Vision and AMETEK Land. "Francois’s proven experience in large complex projects involving multiple decision makers makes him the perfect choice to lead our sales operations and ensure great relationships with satisfied customers."

Wileman adds, "This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior leader to oversee our sales and distribution strategy in the Americas, as we continue to meet the growing vision automation challenges for our existing and future customers with our market-leading solutions."

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