– USA, MA – Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) today announced the appointment of Marjorie Sennett to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
“We are excited for Marjorie to join our board. Her public board experience, extensive knowledge of corporate finance and financial reporting, financial leadership for fast-growing companies in the biotechnology and technology sectors, and experience as an institutional investor will be a valuable asset to Cognex. We look forward to her insight and guidance.” commented Board Chairman, Anthony Sun.
Ms. Sennett will also join the Audit Committee.
About Marjorie T. Sennett
Ms. Sennett currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of The diaTribe Foundation, a private entity focused on improving the outcomes of people with diabetes. From 2014 to 2018, she was a director and member of the Audit Committee at QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq: QNST), a performance marketing technology company. Named one of “20 Women in Finance You Should Add to Your Company’s Board” by Business Insider, Ms. Sennett previously served as a managing director of Farallon Capital Management, LLC. Before that, she was CFO at eGroups, Inc., where she co-led the sale of the company to then publicly held Yahoo! Inc., and at Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where she led the company’s initial public offering and multiple follow-on public offerings.
Ms. Sennett holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a wide range of image-based products, all of which use artificial intelligence 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 3 million image-based products, representing over $8 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 more information: https://www.cognex.com/
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