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Product Manager, Construction Industries Digital & Technology, Caterpillar
Fred Rio is the worldwide product manager for Caterpillar’s Construction Digital & Technology (CD&T) division, responsible for developing, executing and growing the digital and technology business for markets represented by Construction Industries globally. The division develops technologies and site level solutions that enhance productivity, equipment management, safety and sustainability. The goal of the division is to solve customer problems through the team’s expertise in both the digital and the construction realms.
Fred is a 20-year veteran of the Paving Products division and has held positions ranging from engineering through product development to sales and marketing. He is fluent in five languages and has lived throughout Europe, the Middle East, as well as in Latin and North America. Fred is passionate about working with Caterpillar’s dealers and customers to find innovative solutions to give customers a competitive edge.