Lakesight Technologies appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Tuesday, 5. December 2017

Lakesight Technologies has appointed Peter Tix as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The experienced manager will take the lead in developing and implementing strategies at the Lakesight Group to rapidly expand its market position and take advantage of the company's growth potential both organically and through M&A.

Peter Tix: Successful work for Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

As an industrial engineer, Peter brings in-depth experience in setting up and managing a globally active group division. Most recently, as Head of a Group Division of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, he was responsible for the production and worldwide distribution of consumables and computer-to-plate machines. During his time there, Peter had an international business focus and extensive global sales experience in B2B. He employed multi-channel approaches, along with digital tools and processes while opening up new sales markets with an innovative product portfolio.

Lakesight Group offers enormous growth potential

Mauro Roversi, Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Ambienta, commented: “Peter brings significant international industry knowledge, leadership know-how, operational experience, extensive M&A expertise and comprehensive technical and commercial skills. We look forward to working with Peter to build on this success, realign Lakesight's strategy and grow the business profitably."

Peter Tix said on the occasion of his appointment: “I am very excited to be joining Lakesight. The company has grown from strength to strength under Ambienta’s ownership to become a leader in the global machine vision sector and an excellent example of the Industry 4.0 revolution. The firm has fantastic growth potential and I very much look forward to contributing to its continued success.”

Ambienta supports the building of a European leader for machine vision

Lakesight Technologies is a machine vision platform aimed at building a European leader in the industry. It is backed by Ambienta, a leading pan-European private equity firm focused on industrial growth investing in companies driven by environmental trends and technology.