Press Releases 2006

September 18, 2006

Peter Simon and Steven Cagnetta Join Board

Barrett Technology Introduced the New WAM™ arm at the International Robot Exhibition (IRE2005) in Tokyo to a record crowd. According to Barrett CEO Bill Townsend, "Barrett began its product business in Asia and has always done well here. But the reaction this year is truly stunning."

Peter Simon

Mr. Simon is President of Simon Management Group (SMG), with offices in Boston and Austin. Before founding SMG in 1989, Peter worked five years as a consultant and manager at Bain & Company in Boston and London and six years as a senior manager in technology firms.

At Lotus Development Corporation, Peter served as General Manager of Business Applications during the Lotus 1-2-3 era; and at Banyan Systems, he was Vice President of Marketing. Peter earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University and an MBA from Stanford University.

While we have commissioned SMG in the past to assess new product markets, we are excited to have his seasoned expertise to provide continuing guidance at the Board level.

Steven Cagnetta, Esq.

Steven is a cofounder of Company Counsel an innovative law firm that specializes in supporting growing technology companies.

Mr. Cagnetta practiced law at Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar in Boston and at O'Connor, Broude and Aronson in Waltham, Massachusetts. Before entering private practice, Steven was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps, where he served as a prosecutor and staff counsel to Commander, Submarine Group Two, in Groton, Connecticut.

He received his Juris Doctor, from Boston University and his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude from Muhlenberg College.

Steve has contributed to Barrett for several years, and we are fortunate to have him join the Board.

April 07, 2006

WAM™ Arm & BarrettHand™ Users' Group Meeting

Barrett welcomes its valued customer base to the WAM & Hand Users' Meeting on Tuesday, 16-May-2006, 5-7pm, at the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation in sunny Orlando, Florida, USA. As space is limited, please contact Laurie Vanelli at Barrett soon if you would like to participate in this meeting to share ideas, software, create collaborations, ask questions, and contribute suggestions to Barrett's development engineers for future improvements.


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