Dulchinos Named Adept CEO

Adept Technology Inc. (www.adept.com), a Livermore, Calif.-based provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, announced on Sept. 3 that John Dulchinos has been named chief executive officer to succeed Robert Bucher, who has been named executive chairman of the board of directors.

John Dulchinos
John Dulchinos
Dulchinos remains president of Adept and has also been elected to serve as a member of the company’s board. Michael Kelly, Adept’s current chairman of the board, will continue to serve on the Board in the position of lead independent director.

Dulchinos joined Adept Technology in 1987, four years after the company was founded. He has held several senior management positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president of global sales and marketing, vice president of robotics, vice president of worldwide sales, vice president of North American Sales and most recently, president and chief operating officer.

“John was the clear choice of all of us on the board of directors to lead Adept as it enters its next phase of growth,” said Bucher. “I am confident that Adept is in the hands of a highly capable visionary leader and that the company is well-positioned for a very bright future. John’s strong combination of business, sales and technical skills have contributed greatly to the successful turnaround we’ve made in the past five years.”
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