Robert Painter

Robert Painter is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Trimble. He joined Trimble in 2006 leading the Company’s business development and acquisition activities for three years. During that time, he played a substantial role in the creation of Virtual Site Solutions, a joint venture with Caterpillar. Subsequently, Painter was general manager for Trimble’s construction services business and then general manager for Intelligent Construction Tools, Trimble’s joint venture with Hilti. In 2015, Painter was appointed vice president for Trimble Buildings, a significant component of the Engineering and Construction segment. In this role, he managed worldwide operations for the BIM-centric businesses that span the design-build-operate continuum.

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