BRIDGEWATER, UK Exova, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, appointed aerospace testing specialist Clark Goodison as general manager of its Bridgwater, UK aerospace laboratory.clark

Goodison joins Exova from Caparo Testing Technologies, where he was aviation business unit manager with responsibility for all commercial and operational aspects of the company’s European aerospace testing division. Prior to this, he was operations manager for Caparo’s NDT operation in Switzerland, supporting aerospace customers throughout Central Europe.

During a career spanning over 33 years, he also held key positions with leading organizations including Lufthansa Technik Switzerland and Swiss International Airlines, and brings extensive knowledge of both NDT testing and the needs of the aerospace sector. With Exova, he will be responsible for leading the Bridgwater team, developing its provision of technically demanding services and furthering relationships with customers in new and existing markets.

“Clark brings outstanding technical knowledge and a proven track record in driving business development, with a strong focus on customer service," said Stuart Abbs, director of Aerospace, Europe at Exova. "His experience working across all levels of the aerospace business, from NDT technician to business unit manager, gives him a unique perspective and understanding and he will play a key role in ensuring our customers receive the most effective technical, operational and commercial solutions.”