Adept Technology, Inc. (, a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile solutions and services, announces 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," sa
ys 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.