X-Rite’s President Retires, New Exec Appointed

X-Rite’s President Retires, New Exec Appointed


Grand Rapids, MI—X-Rite, Inc., a Danaher Corporation company, announced that Ron Voigt was named president of the operating company following the March 1, 2013 retirement of former president Tom Vacchiano. For a smooth leadership transition, Vacchiano took 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 Dan Daniel, Danaher Corporation’s executive vice president. “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.”

Over his 25-year career, Voigt has held global leadership positions at Danaher and Delphi. Most recently, he was president of Commercial and Services Operations at Tektronix. Prior to that, Voigt was president of Kollmorgen. Before joining Danaher, he held a number of leadership positions at Delphi, including divisional leader, vice president, business unit leader and managing director of European Operations. xrite.com