Grand Rapids, Mich.-based color measurement product maker X-Rite Inc., a Danaher Corporation company, announces that Ron Voigt has been named president of the operating company. Related to this announcement, Tom Vacchiano announced his retirement as president of X-Rite, effective on March 1, 2013. For a smooth leadership transition and strong focused start to the year, Vacchiano will immediately take on an advisory role.
“Over the last several years, X-Rite and its subsidiary Pantone have become high performing businesses and global leaders in our industry. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time as part of this team, and now is the right moment for me to pursue a new course and let X-Rite grow with new leadership,” said Vacchiano. “I’m confident that Ron Voigt will help X-Rite remain a global industry leader, realize its full growth potential and continue to deliver quality color science and technology products that meet the needs of current and future customers.”
“Ron brings with him great experience as a global business leader in service and technology companies,” said Danaher Corporation Executive Vice President Dan Daniel. “It’s great to have him join the X-Rite team and I look forward to working with him as he leads the company into the future.”