Adept Technology Names John Villadsen Vice President of Global Operations

Adept Technology Names John Villadsen Vice President of Global Operations

PLEASANTON, Calif., April 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc.
(Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile
solutions and services, today announced that John Villadsen has joined the
company as Vice President of Global Operations.

"John Villadsen comes to Adept with more than 20 years of experience managing
companies' operations, establishing global supply chains, and implementing
lean practices worldwide," said Rob Cain, Adept president and CEO. "He is a
hands-on leader focused on profitability and scalability. We welcome him to
the Adept team and look forward to benefitting from his contributions and
insight."

Prior to Adept, Villadsen was general manager at Moquin Press in Belmont,
California. He has also been senior vice president of global operations for
Global Equipment Services and Manufacturing (GES); vice president of global
operations for Aviza Technology; and vice president of operations for VA Linux
Systems.

About Adept Technology, Inc. 
 

Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile
solutions and services that enable customers to achieve precision, speed,
quality and productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging, testing, and
logistical processes. With a comprehensive portfolio of high-performance
motion controllers, application development software, vision-guidance
technology and high-reliability robot mechanisms with autonomous capabilities,
Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics systems and services to
high-growth markets including medical, electronics, food and semiconductor; as
well as to traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation
and automotive components. More information is available at www.adept.com.

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CONTACT: Media Contact:
        
         Terry Hannon
         Adept Technology, Inc.
         925-245-3428
         terry.hannon@adept.com
        
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         Tracy Getz
         Getz PR, LLC
         541-928-8996
         tracy@getzpr.com
        
         Financial Contact:
        
         Seth Halio
         Adept Technology, Inc.
         925-245-3400
         seth.halio@adept.com

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