Chris Fergen is a long-time Fort Collins resident and successful global management professional with experience in sales, marketing, general management, mergers and acquisitions, engineering, and product development. He held various commercial and management positions in the semiconductor industry for AMI, Medtronic, Johnson Matthey Electronics, and Motorola Semiconductor before joining Advanced Energy Industries in Fort Collins as a vice president/general manager.
Since joining Danaher, a Fortune 200 Corporation, in 2003, he has managed global commercial organizations as the vice president of sales and service for Hach Company (in Water Quality) and Beckman Coulter Life Sciences and also led a corporate growth organization focused on sales effectiveness for Danaher. He joined X-Rite/Pantone, another Danaher Company, as senior vice president of Global Sales in January 2014. His two sons attend CSU's College of Business.