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BEDFORD, Mass.–Colin Angle has been named chairman of iRobot, succeeding Helen Greiner, with whom he co-founded the company in 1990.
A company statement said Angle will retain his current role as iRobot’s chief executive officer. Greiner will continue to serve on iRobot’s board as a non-employee director, and will pursue other interests and opportunities in the robot industry. Together with Rodney Brooks, the two formed the company as a spinoff from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, first teaming up in MIT’s artificial intelligence laboratory.
Among the robot products iRobot manufactures is the iRobot Roomba, a patented line of vacuum-cleaning robots for the home.
High Point Market Exhibitors Recognized for Showroom Design
HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority awarded the winners of its second annual Showroom Design and Merchandising Ideas Competition on Tuesday evening during an event at Market Square.
Winners among 70 entries in six categories were: Miles Talbott, Visual Appeal; Revco International, Elements and Principles of Design; Dellarobia, Retail Application; American Leather, Consumer Allure; Lexington Home Brands, Creativity; and Cisco Brothers, Sustainability.