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Adept Technology Appoints Rush LaSelle as Director of Global Sales & Marketing

Adept Technology, Inc.

Industry Veteran Brings Over 20 Years of Flexible Automation Expertise to Position

Adept Technology Appoints Rush LaSelle as Director of Global Sales & MarketingPleasanton, Calif. – September 16, 2009-- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced that it has appointed Rush LaSelle as its new director of global sales & marketing. Mr. LaSelle brings over 20 years for experience in flexible automation with him to his new position. Mr. LaSelle will be responsible for the company’s global sales and marketing initiatives. 

"We’re very fortunate to be strengthening our management team with such an accomplished industry player," said John Dulchinos, president and CEO of Adept Technology, Inc. “Rush’s proven track record and technical expertise will allow us to continue our growth both globally and into exciting new markets." 

Rush LaSelle has over 20 years of experience with advanced robotics and automation systems. He has worked extensively to expand the reach of robotics into markets and industries traditionally underserved by flexible automation technology. Prior to joining Adept Technology, he served as a General Manager for FANUC Robotics America, Inc. Mr. LaSelle holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Santa Clara University and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

About Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robotics systems and services that enable customers to achieve precision, speed, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging, testing and other automated processes. With a comprehensive portfolio of high-performance motion controllers, application development software, vision-guidance technology and high-reliability robot mechanisms, Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics systems and services to high-growth markets including Packaged Goods, Life Sciences, Disk Drive/Electronics and Semiconductor/Solar; as well as to traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components. More information is available at www.adept.com

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