Lakesight Technologies, a buy-and-build platform in the machine vision sector, has appointed Peter Tix as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of 1st December. Peter Tix will take the lead in developing and implementing strategies at Lakesight Technologies to rapidly expand its market position and take advantage of the company's growth potential both organically and through M&A.
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. Through the support of Ambienta which first invested in the business in 2012, Lakesight has grown into a global player in machine vision, a key pillar in the Industry 4.0 revolution.
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 and managed to successfully restructure business areas, while opening up new sales markets with an innovative product portfolio.