Robert G. Zafari

Executive Vice President, Industrial

Robert G. ZafariRobert Zafari is the executive vice president of Ingersoll Rand’s Industrial segment. 

Robert has served as the president of Industrial Technologies sector since 2010. He has 17 years of experience with Ingersoll Rand and has served as president of Climate Solutions Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA), and president of Trane EMEIA.

Before Ingersoll Rand's acquisition of Trane, Robert led Ingersoll Rand’s Security Technologies sector, was president of the Compact Vehicle Technologies sector; and vice president of productivity solutions and general manager for Industrial Technologies.

Prior to joining Ingersoll Rand, Robert was global key account director and general manager in the low-voltage business areas of ABB. Before that he served as key account director at Texas Instrument semiconductor division, and his first work experience was in sales with Legrand.

Robert received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from SIU in London, UK, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of San Diego, Calif.


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