Executives from Magellan and Willow Garage Leadership Join Logistics Pioneer
SAN JOSE, Calif. – January 14, 2016 — Fetch Robotics today announced two recent additions to the company’s executive team. Peggy Fong joined as Chief Operations Officer and Dave Robson was named Chief of Staff.
Ms. Fong and Mr. Robson will help to support the rapid growth of Fetch, a pioneer in building robots for the logistics and material handling industries.
Most recently the President at Magellan GPS, Peggy Fong brings more than twenty years of experience combining emerging technologies with business know-how. As President, Fong helped to build a cloud service for the connected car market. Fong has experience in financial, operational, product plans, sales & marketing, and executive functions.
Prior to Magellan, Fong acted as both CFO and COO at Optovue, where her responsibilities included all accounting and cash flow management, investor relations, HR, compliance and training, and broad supply chain management duties including logistics and manufacturing. Prior to Optovue, Fong was SVP Financial Operations with SYYNEX, a global IT supply chain service.
“Peggy’s innovative approach to corporate management and business operations, combined with the use of analytics in improving operational performance, are assets that will make us a more efficient and profitable organization,” added Wise.
Dave Robson will support Fetch Robotics’ team of world-class scientists and engineers in building a culture and infrastructure to support the rapid growth in staff. Robson will also support client and partner liaison for organizations adopting the Fetch and Freight robots.
Robson joins Fetch Robotics with forty years of experience in research and technology organizations, including thirty-three years at Xerox’s PARC and more recently at robotics company Willow Garage.
“Dave’s experience as a scientist and engineer, as well as leading organizational development in the robotics field, will be critical as we grow our business,” Wise added.