iRobot Changes Leadership in Government and Industrial Robots Division

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 16, 2012 – iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in robotic technology-based solutions, today announced Robert (Knob) Moses is leaving iRobot to pursue other interests. Moses will remain with iRobot through a transition period.

The company has named Tim Trainer as interim general manager of its Government and Industrial Robots division. iRobot has begun a search for a replacement for Moses. Trainer has worked at iRobot for three years, most recently as vice president of operations for the Government and Industrial Robots division where he was responsible for all manufacturing, contracting and program management. The change is effective immediately.

Trainer joined iRobot after a 30 year career in the U.S. Navy, including positions as Commanding Officer of the Naval Aviation Depot (NADEP), North Island CA, head of Naval Air Systems Command’s Air Vehicle Engineering Department and various program positions. Trainer holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Marquette University, a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and he is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School in Patuxent River, Maryland.

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iRobot designs and builds robots that make a difference. The company’s home robots help people find smarter ways to clean, and its government and industrial robots protect those in harm’s way. iRobot’s consumer and military robots feature iRobot Aware® robot intelligence systems, proprietary technology incorporating advanced concepts in navigation, mobility, manipulation and artificial intelligence. For more information about iRobot, please visit

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Elise Caffrey
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