Leadership and Governance

Simon Raab, PhD

CEO, Chairman

Simon RaabDr. Raab is a co-founder of the Company and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since its inception in 1982. Dr. Raab served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from its inception in 1982 until January 2006, as Co-Chief Executive Officer from January 2006 until December 2006, and as President of the Company from 1986 until 2004. Dr. Raab holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, a Masters of Engineering Physics from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Waterloo, Canada.


Joe Arezone

Managing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa and Managing Director Asia Pacific

Joe ArezoneJoe Arezone serves as Managing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa and Managing Director Asia Pacific. Mr. Arezone served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of FARO’s Asia Pacific region from August, 2009 to November, 2014. Mr. Arezone also served as the region’s Vice President of Sales from January, 2008 to August, 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Arezone was Area Vice President of Sales for the Eastern U.S. market from July, 2005 to January, 2009. Mr. Arezone holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University.


Jody Gale

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Jody GaleJody Gale serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Most recently, Mr. Gale served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel – M&A, Securities and Governance for Biomet, Inc. Prior to joining Biomet, Mr. Gale was a corporate partner at the global law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mr. Gale holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College, a MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and a Juris Doctorate from Case Western.


Kathleen J. Hall

Senior Vice President and Managing Director – Americas

Kathleen HallKathleen J. Hall serves as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for FARO’s Americas region.  Most recently, Ms. Hall served as a Corporate Officer at Avery Dennison as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Graphics and Reflective Solutions and Performance Tapes Americas’ businesses.  Prior to joining Avery Dennison, Ms. Hall spent twenty-six years at E.I DuPont De Nemours & Company in roles of increasing responsibility, ranging from operations and sourcing to sales, marketing and global business leadership.  Ms. Hall holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University.  


Board of Directors 

Simon Raab
CEO, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder

Lynn Brubaker
Director

John Caldwell
Director

Marvin Sambur
Director

Stephen Cole
Director

John Donofrio
Director