SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash. – October 9, 2017 – Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in the production of 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 United States Army General George William Casey Jr. has joined its Advisory Board. Casey’s decorated 41-year career in the Army, coupled with his expertise in national defense and military operations, will be a tremendous asset to Sarcos’ leadership team as it continues to commercialize its ground-breaking robotics.
“It is an honor to have General Casey join the Sarcos Advisory Board,” said Ben Wolff, chairman and chief executive officer of Sarcos. “His years of service in the U.S. Army, from his role as chief of staff to his command of forces in on-the-ground operations in Iraq, will be a great benefit to Sarcos – especially in informing our efforts to commercialize robotic technologies that are applicablefor military use. General Casey brings an enormous wealth of knowledge and experience to Sarcos’ Advisory Board and we’re excited to welcome him to our team.”
Casey served as chief of staff of the United States Army from April 2007 to April 2011. In his previous assignment, he was commander, multinational force — Iraq from July 2004 to February 2007. During his distinguished career in the U.S. Army, Casey served in operational assignments in the United States, Germany, Italy, Egypt, the Balkans, and Iraq. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Denver University and has also served as a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States.
“The Sarcos team has made tremendous progress in their mission to deploy technologies that augment human performance,” said Casey. “I look forward to working with the other members of Sarcos’ Advisory Board, and I am really pleased to be a part of Sarcos’ future.”
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Sarcos® Robotics is a leader in dexterous, tele-operated robotic systems designed for use in unpredictable and unstructured environments. Leveraging more than 25 years of research and development, Sarcos Robotics provides revolutionary robotics systems that enhance human productivity, making people stronger, safer and getting them access to places they couldn’t otherwise go. Sarcos’ investors include Caterpillar, GE Ventures, Microsoft, and Schlumberger. Sarcos Robotics is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah with additional offices in the Seattle area.