Pittsburgh, PA - November 18, 2016 - Seegrid, a pioneer and leader in three-dimensional vision navigation, today announced Chief Financial Officer Ed Henry was awarded “CFO of the Year” by the Pittsburgh Business Times.
Henry joined the company in 2015, bringing with him more than 20 years of leadership and financial management experience. Before joining Seegrid, Henry served as chief financial officer at Vista Resources, Inc., and as director of finance at Thermo Fisher Scientific.
“Since joining Seegrid as CFO, Ed has been a crucial part of the company’s rapid growth,” said Jim Rock, CEO of Seegrid. “Ed’s capabilities go far beyond his financial savvy; he has a deep passion for technology and leads teams with strategic vision. He has been instrumental in our success over the past year, and his hard work has led to customer growth and additional financial investments, both of which demonstrate Seegrid’s strength and commitment to the industry as we continue to advance our industry-leading Vision technology.”
Seegrid has nearly doubled the number of employees in the last 14 months, including the recruitment of top talent from Carnegie Mellon University and Google. Henry and his team have been instrumental in supporting the company’s rapid growth with the implementation and refinement of operational systems and processes.
“It’s an honor to be recognized among the many talented, respected business leaders in the Pittsburgh area,” said Henry. “I am proud to be a part of such an incredible team at Seegrid, which continues to lead the autonomous robotics industry, offering its vision-guided navigation technology to the manufacturing industry and beyond. This award is a testament to the company’s steadfast commitment to solving the world’s toughest materials handling challenges.”
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