SALT LAKE CITY & BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in robotic systems that augment, rather than replace humans working in the industrial, public safety, and military sectors, announced the appointment of Bill Keever as SVP of Global Sales and Tom Jackson as VP of Defense and Public Safety.
“The expansion of our executive team is timely given the traction we are gaining with our human augmentation robotic systems across both public and private sectors,” said Ben Wolff, chairman and CEO of Sarcos Robotics. “Bill and Tom’s expertise in key market segments will ensure we are best positioned to meet the needs of both our industrial and government customers, both in the U.S. and abroad.”
Keever is an accomplished business leader with deep technology experience in industrial automation sales. Prior to Sarcos, he led large-scale and highly complex global sales teams. With more than 30 years of international experience, Keever has managed teams in EMEA, Asia, and Latin America. During his time at ABB, Keever led the teams that grew their Asia, Latin American, and North American businesses into one of ABB’s most profitable segments.
Jackson is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel and 20-year defense, aerospace, and energy industry veteran. Prior to joining Sarcos, Jackson served as Vice President and General Manager of Aeryon Defense USA, Inc., a U.S. defense Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) subsidiary that he and his team built from the ground up in the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) market. Aeryon was recently acquired by FLIR Systems. Prior to joining Aeryon, Jackson worked for GE and Sierra Nevada Corporation.
The executive leadership appointments follow growing traction across the industrial, public safety, and military sectors. Sarcos recently announced new contracts with U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Special Operations Command.
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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.