June 16, 2016 – SIMSBURY, CT – Veeder-Root, a leading provider of fueling equipment and services, announced today that Andrew Robinson has been appointed President of Veeder-Root effective June 16, 2016. Andrew is a 10-year veteran in the industry and has previously held multiple senior leadership positions at Gilbarco Veeder-Root in product management and marketing.
Most recently Andrew was the President at X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS, a Danaher company). During his tenure as President he led the business to improvements in number of key areas, including a forty percent improvement in quality. The company was also able to continue its successful financial and product development growth.
“We are pleased to welcome Andrew back to the team, and know that his previous experience will not only allow him to transition seamlessly into his new role, but to quickly make an impact on the organization,” says Martin Gafinowitz, SVP and Group Executive at Gilbarco Veeder-Root. “It is exciting to be able to fill such an important and strategic role from within Danaher.”
Andrew holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue. After receiving his MBA from Harvard Business School, Andrew began his career at Danaher as a summer intern before moving into a Product Manager position with Gilbarco in Greensboro.