Robotics company names president and CEO
Fanuc America Corporation, a CNC, robotic and factory automation technology company, named Mike Cicco has been named the company’s president and chief executive officer (CEO). Cicco will have responsibility for all of the company’s operations in North and South America. In addition, Rick Schneider has been named Chairman of Fanuc America and will continue in his role as a board member of parent company, Fanuc Corporation.
Cicco joined Fanuc in 1999 and has held a variety of management positions over the years including software/controls manager and district sales manager. In 2015, Cicco was promoted to vice president of Fanuc’s North and South American sales and execution. In April 2016, Cicco was named president and chief operating officer (COO). Before joining Fanuc, Cicco served as lead automation engineer in Northrop Grumman’s automation and information systems group. Cicco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.
Fanuc America Corporation
– Edited from a Fanuc America press release by CFE Media. See more Control Engineering robotics stories.