Natick, MA 2월 13, 2020
코그넥스, Paul Todgham을 CFO(최고재무책임자)로 임명
산업용 머신 비전 분야의 세계적인 선도업체인 코그넥스(Cognex Corporation, NASDAQ: CGNX)는 오늘, 2020년 3월 9일자로 Paul Todgham을 수석 재무 부사장 겸 최고재무책임자(CFO)로 임명하였습니다. 이 직책에 따라 Todgham은 코그넥스의 글로벌 금융과 행정 조직을 이끌게 됩니다. 그는 회사의 Natick 본사에 근거지를 두고, 코그넥스의 사장 겸 CEO인 Robert J. Willett에게 업무를 보고합니다.
“Paul은 폭넓은 비즈니스 영역에서 재무, 전략 및 운영 기획에서 방대한 경력을 보유하고 있습니다.” 코그넥스 사장 겸 CEO인 Robert J. Willett의 말입니다. “또한 코그넥스의 성장 도약과 장기 가치 창출을 위해서 뛰어난 파트너가 될 것으로 믿어 의심치 않습니다.”
가장 최근까지 Todgham은 Levi Strauss & Company(NYSE: LEVI)에서 6년간 이 회사의 글로벌 공급망, 유통, 상품화, 계획, 디자인, 마케팅 팀에 대한 재무를 책임지면서 다양한 분야에서 임원으로 활동한 바 있습니다. LS&Co. 전에는 Finance for Ross Stores, Inc.(NASDAQ: ROST)의 부사장직을 맡아 FP&A, 자금부, 상품 자금 지원을 담당하였습니다. 또한 그 이전에는 Boston Consulting Group에서 컨설턴트로 일하면서 기술 및 소비자용 제품 부문에서 전략, 운영, 조직과 관련된 컨설팅 업무를 수행했습니다. Paul Todgham은 Stanford University에서 MBA, University of Cambridge에서 경제학 석사(MPhil), Harvard University 학사 학위를 받았습니다.
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of image-based products, all of which use artificial intelligence (AI) techniques that give them the human-like ability to make decisions on what they see. Cognex products include machine vision systems, machine vision sensors and barcode readers that are used in factories and distribution centers around the world where they eliminate production and shipping errors.
Cognex is the world's leader in the machine vision industry, having shipped more than 2 million image-based products, representing over $7 billion in cumulative revenue, since the company's founding in 1981. Headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, USA, Cognex has offices and distributors located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For details visit Cognex online at www.cognex.com.
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