East Lansing, MI, May 10, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Red Cedar Technology announced today that Joe Feord has joined the company as Director of Business Development. In this role, he will be responsible for expanding the company’s presence in the aerospace and defense industries in North America.
Joe has 26 years of business experience in engineering, aviation, sales and management. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Catholic University of America and is a qualified Airline Transport Pilot.
Prior to joining Red Cedar Technology, Joe was Vice President at Munro & Associates, where he helped manufacturing companies optimize their products and processes for production efficiency. Joe’s experience includes systems engineering, system-level design and validation, program management, structural analysis, virtual prototyping, and aviation.
Joe developed high-tech software sales and support expertise while working for LMS Software, MSC Software, and Mechanical Dynamics, and his experience covers many industries including automotive, aerospace and defense.
“Joe is an experienced professional with a proven track record of success. We’re delighted to welcome him to our team,” said Bob Ryan, CEO of Red Cedar Technology, “Global manufacturers feel increasing pressure to drive innovation through their product line, and our HEEDS design optimization software provides a clear means to achieve success in this challenge. Joe will be invaluable in helping us implement our solutions throughout the aerospace and defense industries.”
About Red Cedar Technology
Red Cedar Technology helps companies discover better designs, faster. Our optimization software and services assist our clients in producing innovative solutions, reducing product development time and risks, and meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Product teams worldwide use our expertise to design safer cars, engineer life-saving biomedical devices, and develop innovative structures for air travel and space exploration, among other groundbreaking applications. For more information, visit www.redcedartech.com.