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Professor David Greenwood named as new CEO for WMG centre HVM Catapult

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 09:39 -- Paul Crompton

The University of Warwick - WMG in the UK has appointed professor David Greenwood as the new CEO of its research centre WMG centre High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult.

Professor Greenwood will replace Archie MacPherson, who led the WMG Catapult team for four years, on 26 October.

The CEO role is part of professor Greenwood’s remit as director for Industrial Engagement at WMG.

He leads WMG’s Energy Research, and also holds advisory and board positions for the Advanced Propulsion Centre, Innovate UK (Faraday Challenge and IDP and the Faraday Institution), and is head of the Advanced Propulsion Centre's Electrical Energy Storage Spoke. 

Professor Greenwood also provides academic leadership for the development of R&D activities within the National Automotive Innovation Centre at the University of Warwick.

Professor Greenwood said: “The focus of my career has been around bringing science and technology into industry, and I am delighted that these new roles will bring together the academic strengths of WMG with the transformative capability of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult to benefit Industry and the UK. I look forward to strengthening our existing partnerships and welcoming new ones.”