LAKE MARY, Fla., June 29, 2023 -- FARO® (Nasdaq: FARO), a global leader of 3D measurement, imaging and realization solutions for the 3D Metrology, AEC (Architecture, Engineering & Construction), and Public Safety Analytics markets, today announced the appointment of Peter Lau as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company's Board of Directors, effective July 24th, 2023.
As of Mr. Lau's start date, Mr. Wasserman will no longer be the Company's Interim Chief Executive Officer but will continue as the Company's Executive Chairman.
"Peter is a well-rounded global business leader with a strong best in class foundation and a demonstrated track record of improving business performance across diverse industrial businesses," stated Yuval Wasserman, Executive Chairman of FARO's Board of Directors. "We believe these strengths, combined with Peter's demonstrated track record of integrating software solutions into complex hardware-oriented businesses at Honeywell will accelerate FARO's strategic roadmap execution."
Mr. Lau added, "Stepping into the role of President and CEO at FARO is both an honor and an opportunity. FARO has established itself as a global leader in digital reality capture solutions and our mission moving forward is to solidify our position with the convergence of hardware, software, and immersive technologies. By harnessing the power of digital reality solutions, our goal is to enable customers to realize greater operating efficiencies by seamlessly blending the physical and virtual worlds."
Peter Lau recently served as Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Catalyst Nutraceuticals. Previously, Mr. Lau held several senior executive positions including President and CEO of divisions within Hubbell, Honeywell and General Electric. Mr. Lau holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University.
For 40 years, FARO has provided industry-leading technology solutions that enable customers to measure their world, and then use that data to make smarter decisions faster. FARO continues to be a pioneer in bridging the digital and physical worlds through data-driven reliable accuracy, precision, and immediacy. For more information, visit www.faro.com.
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