FARO Technologies, Inc. announced that it has named international metrology expert Gary Telling as one of its Business Development Directors.
Lake Mary, FL – FARO Technologies, Inc., the world leader in
portable computer-aided measurement and imaging innovations, announced that it
has named international metrology expert Gary Telling as one of its Business
Telling, a 32-year veteran of the automotive
industry, built his reputation through his groundbreaking work at General
Motors. He started there in 1976 as a Production Supervisor, controlling all
aspects of final vehicle assembly in their General Assembly and Body Shops for a
multitude of vehicles. In 1991, he was among a select group of employees
throughout GM identified to attend Purdue full time, where he studied Industrial
Technology and finished 1st in class with a 6.00 GPA.
From there, Telling
excelled at various engineering roles where he not only established GM’s first
modern Metrology operation, but also implemented the latest data acquisition and
analysis techniques using various technologies, including FARO’s portable
coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). By 2002, he handled dimensional and
quality control for eight different GM new product launch sites, and assisted
teams in creating GM’s proprietary data analysis system using code he developed
on his own.
Throughout his illustrious career, Telling has received
numerous accolades, including the company’s first “People Make Quality Happen”
and “President’s Council” Awards. Most recently, Telling served as GM’s Advanced
Global Metrology Lead for five years where he researched, benchmarked, and
developed business cases for the company’s metrology strategies, while also
discovering and implementing new applications for technology.
expertise will be crucial in helping us solve our customers’ challenges not only
the automotive arena, but in other key and emerging markets as well,” FARO SVP
and Managing Director of the Americas David Morse said. “He will help them be
innovative, effective, and also be their voice in our product development
FARO Names Gary Telling as Business Development Director
December 5, 2008