SALT LAKE CITY & BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in the production of versatile robots that combine human intelligence and dexterity with the strength, endurance and precision of machines to improve efficiency and reduce occupational injuries, today announced that retired Lieutenant General Daniel W. Christman, former superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point, former Commandant of the U.S. Army Engineer School and the 19th U.S. Representative to the NATO Military Committee, has joined the company’s Advisory Board.
Christman is currently the Senior Counselor to the President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He previously led a decorated 36-year career in the Army, where he held a variety of highly visible and strategic positions. He is a four-time recipient of the Defense and Army Distinguished Service Medals, the Defense Department’s highest peacetime award, and also served as assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
“With his expertise, leadership and years of distinguished service in the Army, Lieutenant General Christman will be a valuable advisor to Sarcos,” said Ben Wolff, chairman and chief executive officer, Sarcos. “We are honored to have Dan join our Advisory Board and we look forward to working with him and the other members of our Advisory Board to deliver robotic systems that can make our soldiers safer and more capable.”
Christman graduated first in his class from the United States Military Academy and served as its 55th superintendent from 1996-2001. He earned Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering and Public Affairs from Princeton University and graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School with a Juris Doctorate. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Entegris, Inc. and Teradyne, Inc.
“Sarcos is in a unique position to make a significant impact on our military with its robotic systems that enable soldiers to go further, carry more and do their jobs more safely than ever before,” said Christman. “I am looking forward to being a part of this visionary team.”
For more information about Sarcos, their leadership team, board of directors and Advisory Board, visit https://www.sarcos.com/company/.
Sarcos® Robotics is the world’s leader in mobile, dexterous, tele-operated robots that combine human intelligence, instinct and judgment with robotic strength, endurance and precision to augment worker performance. Leveraging more than 25 years of research and development, Sarcos makes revolutionary robotics products designed to save lives, reduce injury and improve productivity, including the Guardian S, Guardian GT, and Guardian XO. Sarcos is revolutionizing a myriad of industries by deploying robots that will create the safest, most productive and cost-effective work force in the world. Sarcos’ investors include Caterpillar, GE Ventures, Microsoft, and Schlumberger. Sarcos is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with additional offices in the Seattle area. For more information please visit www.sarcos.com.