Photo Release -- Adept Technology Appoints Robert Malley as
Vice President of Global Operations
PLEASANTON, Calif., March 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept
Technology (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent
robots and autonomous mobile solutions, announces the
appointment of Robert J. Malley, Jr. as vice president of
global operations. Mr. Malley is responsible for planning and
managing all aspect of Adept's worldwide operations in
support of the company's strategic objectives to deliver
intelligent vision-guided robotics systems and services that
enable customers to achieve precision, quality and
productivity in their assembly, handling and packaging
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"With his extensive experience leading international
operations and establishing global supply chains for
technology-driven companies, Bob Malley is ideally suited to
take this leadership role at Adept," said John
Dulchinos, president and CEO of Adept Technology. "Based
on his demonstrated experience in leading operations to
improve customer satisfaction, efficiency, and profitability,
we are confident that he will make a strong contribution to
Adept and deliver significant value to our customers."
Bob brings 20 years of operations leadership experience with
technology companies to his position at Adept. Most recently,
he was chief operating officer for MDC Vacuum Products, a
leading vacuum components supplier. Previously, he was vice
president of global materials and manufacturing at Intevac, a
leading supplier of hard disk drive capital equipment. Prior
to his time at Intevac, he served in a number of executive
and management operations roles during his 13 years at
Applied Materials. He holds a master of science degree in
mechanical engineering from Stanford University and a
bachelor of science degree from the United States Military
Academy at West Point.
"This is a fantastic time to join Adept. Their
technology leadership, along with their track record of
success in established markets and momentum in developing
markets, position the company very well for growth in the
expanding field of robotics," said Bob Malley.
"I'm very excited to help enable Adept's future
growth and success."
About Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots and
autonomous mobile solutions and services that enable
customers to achieve precision, speed, quality and
productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging, testing
and logistical processes. With a comprehensive portfolio
of high-performance motion controllers, application
development software, vision-guidance technology and
high-reliability robot mechanisms with autonomous
capabilities, Adept provides specialized, cost-effective
robotics systems and services to high-growth markets
including packaging, medical, disk drive/electronics and
solar as well as to traditional industrial markets including
machine tool automation and automotive components. The
company's common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Market
under the symbol: ADEP.http://www.adept.com.
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CONTACT: Press and Industry Analysts:
Lauren Bucher, Marketing
Adept Technology, Inc.
10 Columbia Drive
Amherst NH 03031
Tel: 603 881 7960 ext. 126
Fax: 603 881 3818
Lisa Cummins, Chief Financial Officer
Adept Technology, Inc.
5960 Inglewood Drive
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Tel: 925 245 3413
Fax: 925 245 3510
Source: Adept Technology, Inc.
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