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Portland tech leader headed to Florida firm

Malia Spencer
Portland tech leader headed to Florida firm

Portland technology executive Michael Burger, who has a reputation for turning around companies, has been named president and CEO of Florida-based Faro Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: FARO). In a written statement Faro Chairman John Donofrio said Burger’s background in strategic growth, research and development and building sales channels make him a good fit for the Faro role. “Michael is a seasoned executive with extensive experience successfully transforming industrial technology companies. His proven strategic, financial and operational capabilities, combined with his strong commitment to growth, will position FARO for long-term success,” he said.