Kathleen J. Hall Named Senior Vice President and Managing Director for FARO Americas

 Kathleen J. Hall Named Senior Vice President and Managing Director for FARO

PR Newswire

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 15, 2013

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --FARO Technologies, Inc.,
(NASDAQ: FARO) announced today that Kathleen J. Hall has been named Senior
Vice President and Managing Director for FARO Americas. She will be
responsible for all of FARO's sales, marketing, manufacturing, supply chain
and R&D functions across North, Central and South America.

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Most recently, Ms. Hall served as a Corporate Officer at Avery Dennisonas
Vice President & General Manager of the company's Graphics and Reflective
Solutions and Performance Tapes Americas' businesses.

Prior to joining Avery Dennison, she spent twenty-six years at E.I. duPont de
Nemours & Companyin roles of increasing responsibility, ranging from
operations and sourcing to sales, marketing and global business leadership.

"We are excited to welcome Kathleen to the team," said Jay Freeland, FARO's
President and CEO. "Her broad range of global business leadership, profit &
loss expertise, and deep functional experience will further strengthen our
executive team and complement our expanding business."

Ms. Hall holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from
Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. She has served on the Board of Trustees
of the Avery Dennison Foundation and on the Board of Directors for Power Up
Gambia, a non-profit organization committed to providing power and water to
health care facilities in The Gambia through solar energy.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that are subject to risks
and uncertainties, such as statements about Ms. Hall's contribution to FARO
and the expansion of FARO's business. Statements that are not historical facts
or that describe the Company's plans, objectives, projections, expectations,
assumptions, strategies, or goals are forward-looking statements. In addition,
words such as "will" and similar expressions identify forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future
performance and are subject to various known and unknown risks, uncertainties,
and other factors that may cause actual results, performances, or achievements
to differ materially from future results, performances, or achievements
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Consequently, undue
reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from what is
expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements include, but are
not limited to:

  oMs. Hall's ability to integrate into FARO's management team and
  odevelopment by others of new or improved products, processes or
    technologies that make FARO's products obsolete or less competitive;
  odeclines or other adverse changes, or lack of improvement, in industries
    that FARO serves or the domestic and international economies in the
    regions of the world where FARO operates and other general economic,
    business, and financing conditions;
  orisks associated with international operations, such as fluctuations in
    currency exchange rates, difficulties in staffing and managing foreign
    operations, political and economic instability, compliance with import and
    export regulations, and the burdens and potential exposure of complying
    with a wide variety of U.S. and foreign laws and labor practices;
  oother risks detailed in Part I, Item 1A. Risk Factors in the Company's
    Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December31, 2012.

Forward-looking statements in this release represent FARO's judgment as of the
date of this release. FARO undertakes no obligation to update publicly any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events, or otherwise.

About FARO

FARO is the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement & imaging
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 compound structures within
production and quality assurance processes. The devices are used for
inspecting components and assemblies, production planning, documenting large
volume spaces or structures in 3D, surveying and construction, as well as for
investigation and reconstruction of accident sites or crime scenes.

Worldwide, approximately 15,000 customers are operating more than 30,000
installations of FARO's systems. The Company's global headquarters is located
in Lake Mary, FL, its European head office in Stuttgart, Germany and its
Asia/Pacific head office in Singapore. FARO has branches in Brazil, Mexico,
Germany, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, India,
China, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Japan.

Further information: http://www.faro.com.

SOURCE FARO Technologies, Inc.

Website: http://www.faro.com
Contact: Nancy Setteducati, nancy.setteducati@faro.com, 407-333-9911
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