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Neato Robotics appoints Heiko Erhard as Head of Strategy and Product Management

NEWARK, Calif., March 18, 2020 – Neato Robotics, a leading provider of intelligent robot vacuums for the home, today announced the appointment of Heiko Erhard as Senior Director, Head of Strategy and Product Management. Heiko will be responsible for driving Neato’s strategic vision as the company continues its strong path of global growth, operating out of the company’s headquarters in California.

Heiko joins Neato from Sony where he was the Head of Strategy and Planning for Sales and Marketing. He brings with him more than 20 years of experience in consumer electronics, including almost seven years working in senior marketing, product and portfolio management roles for premium consumer brands.

Heiko’s unique expertise perfectly complements Neato’s expanding leadership bench. He joins recent senior hires including VP of Marketing, Howard Leyda; Senior Director of Operations, Joern Compernass; Director of Global Communications, Kriselle Laran; and Director of User Experience and Industrial Design, Leanne Lee.

Neato CEO, Thomas Nedder, comments on the appointments, “The expansion of Neato’s leadership bench reflects our steady trajectory of growth. We are pleased to welcome Heiko to the Neato team and look forward to tapping his expertise to drive our global strategy as we continue our transformative expansion.”

About Neato
Neato Robotics designs intelligent robots for the home to improve people’s lives and solve real problems. Neato is committed to improving and adding features, ensuring that robots evolve and adapt with the consumer, creating a truly personalized cleaning experience. Neato drives innovation with intelligent laser navigation, mapping, smart home connectivity, and superior cleaning technologies. For more information, visit Please join Neato Robotics on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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