iRobot Names Finney To Board Of Directors

iRobot Corp. has named Elisha Finney, evp/chief financial officer at Varian Medical Systems, to its board of directors.

Finney brings more than 25 years of financial and technology-related expertise to iRobot as the company focuses on a strategy of growth and allocating capital that maximizes shareholder value, the company said.

Finney’s management responsibilities at Varian Medical Systems include corporate accounting; corporate communications and investor relations; internal financial and compliance audit; risk management; tax and treasury; and corporate information systems.

“Elisha’s deep financial background, coupled with her knowledge of information systems and manufacturing, will be tremendous assets as iRobot continues to expand internationally, scale its connected product line and maximize value for its shareholders,” said Colin Angle, chairman and CEO of iRobot.

iRobot also announced that Andrea Geisser and Gail Deegan will be stepping down from the company’s board of directors when their terms expire at the next annual meeting of shareholders, currently planned for May 2017.