NLign Analytics Expands Leadership Team to Capitalize on Growth – Company Names Engineering Software Veteran Craig Rees VP of Sales

Craig Rees, VP of Sales

manufacturing data, today announced the appointment of Craig Rees as Vice President of Sales.

Commented Tom Sharp, CEO of NLign Analytics, “NLign is growing by delivering value across departments for our customers—from management and engineering, to inspection and quality—and by bringing the benefits of NLign to other commercial and government customers. We are uniquely positioned to deliver proven new solutions for customer strategies, including Digital Thread and Digital Twin. Craig’s hiring strengthens our sales and marketing team and will allow us to accelerate revenue growth across aerospace and defense markets.”

Rees brings to NLign over 15 years of consultative software sales experience assisting customers with product innovation, reliability, efficiency and quality.  Rees comes from ANSYS, where he served in sales leadership roles throughout the U.S. with an emphasis on the aerospace and defense sector, including across the DOD and DOE. He has a proven track record of creating customer success through the sale of technical products and is known for his ability to closely collaborate with partners.

“Having worked with the top aerospace and defense companies in the world, I see a big gap between their engineering and operations,” said Rees. “NLign connects manufacturing and product field performance to CAD/CAE models to complete the Digital Thread. I am excited to join the NLign team and help customers drive down costs of rework and maintenance while improving product performance and operating margins.”


About NLign Analytics

NLign Analytics provides unique, patented software-based solutions used in the manufacture and maintenance of aircraft to capture, organize and visualize detailed structural inspection and repair data.  The NLign software solution is currently used in aerospace manufacturing applications to improve first-pass yield and increase manufacturing rate.  In addition, NLign is used within the US Air Force and US Navy to improve structural maintenance processes to reduce costs and improve aircraft availability. The NLign interactive 3D environment has proven to drive improvements throughout an organization, including improving inspection processes, quality engineering analysis, and material review board processes.  NLign Analytics is a division of Etegent Technologies Ltd., a privately held company with offices in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio.


Contact: Tom Sharp

NLign Analytics

(513) 262-6679

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