Cicco Appointed New President, CEO at FANUC

FANUC America Corp. announced that Mike Cicco is the company's new president and CEO.

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Robotics, CNC systems, and factory automation supplier FANUC America Corp. announced that Mike Cicco is its new president and CEO, charged with leading all operations in North and South America. The company also named Rick Schneider as Chairman and he will continue in his role as a board member of parent company FANUC Corp.

Cicco joined FANUC in 1999 and has held a variety of management positions over the years including software/controls manager and district sales manager at the company’s Southern California facility.  In 2005, Cicco transferred to FANUC’s headquarters in Rochester Hills, MI to take on the role of national account manager of the company’s Authorized System Integrator sales group.  As his career progressed, he was named general manager of several robot division groups including Material Handling Engineering, Authorized System Integrator sales and Domestic Automotive/Michigan Regional sales.  In 2015, Cicco was promoted to vice president of FANUC’s North and South American sales and execution.  In April 2016, Cicco was named president and COO. 
 
Before joining FANUC, Cicco served as lead automation engineer in Northrop Grumman’s Automation and Information Systems group.
 
“I am excited and honored to take on this role, and I look forward to working with Rick and our talented senior leadership team to achieve our future growth objectives,” said Cicco.