Adept Technology Hires Vice President for North America

Mr. Jellen joins Adept after more than 10 years with Danaher Corporation, where he held successive roles of increasing responsibility, including vice president and general manager for various business units.

Pleasanton, Calif., November 19, 2014 - Adept Technology, Inc.

(Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile
robot solutions, and services, today announced that it has hired Michael
Jellen as Vice President for North America.

"Mike is an accomplished leader who comes to Adept with more than twenty
years of experience in the motion industry guiding sales, marketing,
engineering and operations efforts to success," said Adept CEO Rob Cain.
"His focus will be on accelerating growth in North America. We are excited
to welcome him to the Adept team and look forward to his many
contributions."

Mr. Jellen joins Adept after more than 10 years with Danaher Corporation,
where he held successive roles of increasing responsibility, including vice
president and general manager for various business units. Mr. Jellen began
his career as an automation engineer with Seagate Technology, applying Adept
robotics in hard drive manufacturing, later joining Motion Engineering Inc.
in engineering and commercial management roles. He earned his MBA from
Boston University's Graduate School of Management.

About Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile
robot solutions, and services that enable customers to achieve precision,
speed, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging,
testing, and logistical processes. With a comprehensive portfolio of
high-performance motion controllers, application development software,
vision-guidance technology and high-reliability robot mechanisms with
autonomous capabilities, Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics
systems and services to high-growth markets including medical, electronics,
food and semiconductor; as well as to traditional industrial markets
including machine tool automation and automotive components. More
information is available at www.adept.com.

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