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Robert Willett

Robert Willett, an independent Director of the Company since 2019, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX). Mr. Willett oversees all aspects of strategy and operations for Cognex Corporation. Mr. Willett joined Cognex in 2008 from Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), a diversified manufacturer of industrial controls and technologies, where he served as Vice President of Business Development and Innovation for the company's Product Identification business group. Prior to that Mr. Willett was President of Videojet Technologies, a leader in coding and marking products, which is a subsidiary of Danaher. Mr. Willett also served as Chief Executive Officer of Willett International Ltd., a $125 million privately owned coding company with 30 wholly owned sales companies around the world, which he sold to Danaher in 2003 and which was merged with Videojet. He holds a B.A. from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Yale University. Mr. Willett brings to the Board deep industrial and technology knowledge, leadership development expertise and public company experience.
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