FARO have announced that Michael D. Burger has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Mr. Burger brings over 20 years of experience as a global executive in the industrial technology sector. Mr. Burger most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative laser-based microfabrication solutions for industries reliant on microtechnologies,
“Michael is a dynamic leader with significant experience in areas important to FARO’s future, including strategic growth initiatives, technical R&D leadership and diverse sales and distribution channels,” stated John Donofrio, Chairman of FARO’s Board of Directors. “Michael is a seasoned executive with extensive experience successfully transforming industrial technology companies. His proven strategic, financial and operational capabilities, combined with his strong commitment to growth, will position FARO for long-term success. The Board looks forward to working closely with Michael as we enter an exciting new chapter for FARO.”