FARO Appoints Katrona Tyrrell as Chief People Officer

FARO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. LOGOFARO has announced the appointment of Katrona Tyrrell as chief people officer (CPO). She will report directly to Simon Raab, Ph.D., FARO’s president and CEO.

Ms. Tyrrell will advise the senior leadership team as it works to scale FARO’s vertical sales organization while maintaining and strengthening FARO’s entrepreneurial culture, employee engagement, and career development. As CPO, she will guide all aspects of human resources for the company, including Human Resources business partnering, talent management and Human Resources Information Systems.

Ms. Tyrrell joins FARO from IDT Corp. where she was the global senior vice president – Human Resources, leading a team that was responsible for global succession planning, leadership development, performance management, employee engagement, and organizational effectiveness. Prior to joining IDT in 2006, Ms. Tyrrell held leadership and management positions at Towergate Partnership, Ltd. and Roberts & Partners Managed Services in the UK. Ms. Tyrrell holds a post-graduate diploma in strategic management from Crawley College in the UK.

About FARO

FARO is the provider of 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology. The company develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software. Technology from FARO permits high-precision 3D measurement, imaging and comparison of parts and complex structures within production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for inspecting components and assemblies, rapid prototyping, documenting large volume spaces or structures in 3D, surveying and construction, as well as for investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes.

FARO’s global headquarters are located in Lake Mary, Florida.  The Company also has a technology center and manufacturing facility consisting of approximately 90,400 square feet located in Exton, Pennsylvania containing research and development, manufacturing and service operations of its FARO Laser Tracker and FARO Cobalt Array Imager product lines. The Company’s European regional headquarters is located in Stuttgart, Germany and its Asia Pacific regional headquarters is located in Singapore. FARO has other offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Turkey, the Netherlands, Switzerland, India, China, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, Australia and Japan.

More information is available at http://www.faro.com.

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