Callanan began her career with Renishaw in the UK, progressing from design engineering to operations and general management roles within various product divisions and corporate functions. She was most recently operations manager to Renishaw's CEO, Will Lee, the company said.
"I am looking forward to taking up a new challenge in leading the AM team and helping to continue the progression it has made over recent years," said Callanan. "AM technology is constantly evolving, as we have seen at Renishaw with the recent introduction of the new RenAM 500 Q and S Flex, which have expanded our strong product portfolio."
"I have worked closely with Louise throughout her Renishaw career and have seen first-hand the energy, commitment and passion she brings to the business," said Sir David McMurtry, executive chairman at Renishaw. "Louise will drive the development of our vision for the AM group and will bring out the very best in those she works alongside."