ANAHEIM, CA — Verisurf Software appointed Pat Bass to the position of director of sales, Americas. In this new role, Bass will lead veteran regional sales managers and sales engineers in North, Central and South America.

“Pat Bass is uniquely qualified to manage our team of talented salespeople.” said Ernie Husted, president and CEO of Verisurf. “Since joining the company he has led by example, gaining the trust and respect of customers and sales team members alike. Pat’s experience, professionalism and consultative approach make him uniquely qualified for the position.”

I am thrilled to lead the Verisurf sales team in the Americas,” said Bass, “I have great respect for the power of Verisurf Software and the care our sales team and application engineers provide to customers. As model-based measurement and inspection solutions continue to be adopted by mainstream manufacturing companies, Verisurf stands out with its open CAD-based platform and support for all brands and models of coordinate measuring machines. This represents opportunity for customers and Verisurf alike and I’m excited to be part of it.”

Bass began his 18-year aerospace manufacturing career managing and leading tool engineers, quality engineers, inspection technicians and tool building tradesmen; improving processes at McDonnell Douglas, Northrop Grumman and Boeing. He then moved into sales, taking with him extensive practical experience in manufacturing and metrology. Before joining Verisurf in 2015, Bass served as national sales manager for Hexagon Metrology Services Incorporated and as regional sales manager for Leica Geosystems, where his experience and customer-centric approach was highly valued by the Leica laser tracker development team.

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