Adept Appoints Deans as VP of Business Development

June 09, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Adept Technology Inc. (San Jose, CA), a manufacturer of automation for the semiconductor and telecommunications industries, announced that Gordon Deans, has joined the Adept executive management team as Vice President of business development and General Manager of Adept Canada, formerly HexaVision Technologies, developer and provider of the advanced Vision product, HexSight. Deans' appointment reinforces Adept's business strategy to build on the company's leadership role in vision object location and recognition software and fully integrated vision-guided robot control.

"We're delighted to have Gordon on board," said Rob Bucher, chairman and chief executive officer for Adept Technology. "Gordon's expertise and 20-plus years of technical software marketing and business development will allow us to build depth in our current vision product toolset, offer products in the value-added robot application market segments, including new approaches to vision guidance and inspection, and extend Adept into new vision business."