Adept Technology, a provider of robotics products for PV manufacturing and other industries, has appointed Robert J. Malley Jr. vice president of global operations.
In this role, Malley is responsible for planning and managing all aspect of Adept's worldwide operations. He has 20 years of operations leadership experience with technology companies.
Most recently, Malley was chief operating officer for MDC Vacuum Products, a vacuum components supplier. Previously, he was vice president of global materials and manufacturing at Intevac, a supplier of hard disk drive capital equipment. Prior to his time at Intevac, he served in a number of executive and management operations roles during his 13 years at Applied Materials.