Assemble Systems Announces New President, CEO
Company hires seasoned leader to create growth
Assemble Systems, a provider of construction data management solutions is welcoming Donald R. Henrich as president and CEO. Henrich brings extensive experience in the engineering software market from product concept and strategy to sales, marketing and customer success in the field.
“Don is going to help take Assemble to the next level. He is the ideal leader as we enter the next chapter of our company,” says Clay Morel, executive chairman of the board at Assemble Systems. “As we add new capabilities for our customers and expand into different markets, Don will be instrumental in ensuring Assemble’s success. … We are excited that he accepted this opportunity and look forward to continued growth and success under his leadership.”
Henrich joined the company as chief operating officer in 2016. Prior to that, he was head of global sales for Trimble Navigation’s general contractor business. Henrich joined Trimble in 2012 via the acquisition of Vico Softwar, which he cofounded. Prior to starting Vico, he was vice president and general manager of Graphisoft US, which he joined in 2004 and where the ideas for 5D BIM emerged.
Earlier industry experience includes his role as president and CEO of SET, a privately held software tools company funded by Charles River Ventures. Before SET, he was senior vice president of marketing at Parametric Technology Corporation, an engineering software company, headquartered in Needham, Mass., where he also held general manager positions running Asia and Europe. Henrich was cofounder of MatrixOne, now a subsidiary of Dassault Systemes of France. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Northeastern University.
“I am deeply honored by this opportunity and thrilled to be asked to lead this innovative company,” Henrich says. “I’d like to thank our board, our team, our customers and Howard Davis for their hard work in building such an exciting company. Assemble Systems has become the BIM/VDC standard in the building construction market. This is a very exciting time for both the AEC and EPC industry, and I am grateful to be a part of it.”
About Assemble Systems
Headquartered in Houston, Assemble Systems provides construction data management solutions. Its core offering, Assemble Insight is a cloud-based platform allowing AEC firms to leverage BIM for increased project insight, advanced project collaboration and data-driven decision making. Since its launch three years ago, AEC professionals have used Assemble to access and manage construction data on projects with a combined value of more than $50 billion.