FARO Technologies Announces CFO Transition.


FARO a global leader in 4D digital reality solutions, announced that Matthew Horwath has been promoted to SVP & Chief Financial Officer from his current position as Vice President of Finance at FARO, effective immediately. Matthew succeeds Allen Muhich, the Company’s current Chief Financial Officer, who will provide transition services to the Company through April 1, 2024.

“After an extensive search of external and internal candidates, it is clear that Matthew’s in-depth understanding of FARO, unique and experienced skillset, and keen ability to execute on priorities make him the right person for the role,” said Peter Lau, President & Chief Executive Officer of FARO. “During his tenure with FARO, Matthew has overseen every financial discipline and has demonstrated a passion for business performance and improving operating results. I am very excited to partner with Matthew as I build out the FARO leadership team to accelerate the Company’s near-term and long-term strategic and financial goals. I would also like to thank Allen for his years of service to FARO.”

Mr. Horwath added, “Being promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer at FARO is an exciting opportunity, and I look forward to working with Peter as we grow the business. Through harnessing the power of digital reality solutions by seamlessly blending the physical and virtual worlds, there is a tremendous opportunity to create value for our customers by improving operating efficiencies.”

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Since joining the Company in May 2017, Mr. Horwath has held the positions of Vice President of Finance, Director of Finance & Accounting and Senior Manager of Technical Accounting & SEC reporting. Before joining FARO, Mr. Horwath’s background included public accounting at Ernst & Young LLP and corporate accounting positions at Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. Mr. Horwath is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida and holds a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of North Florida and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in accounting from the University of Central Florida.


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