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TomTom

TomTom (company)
Company nameTomTom NV
Company typeNaamloze vennootschap
IndustryConsumer electronics
Founded1991
Founder(s)Peter-Frans Pauwels, Pieter Geelen
HeadquartersAmsterdam, Netherlands
Key peopleHarold Goddijn (CEO), Karel Vuursteen (Chairman of the supervisory board)
ProductsGPS navigation software and devices, digital maps
Revenue-1.521 billion (2010)
Operating income-186.3 million (2010)
Net income-107.8 million (2010)
Total assets-2.623 billion (end 2010)
Total equity-1.142 billion (end 2010)
Employees3,500 (2010)
SubsidiaryTele Atlas

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TomTom NV (Euronext - TOM2) is a Dutch manufacturer of automotive navigation systems, including both stand-alone units and software for personal digital assistants and mobile telephones. It is the leading manufacturer of navigation systems in Europe. TomTom's customer service is located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. TomTom was a follow-up of Palmtop Software, founded by Peter-Frans Pauwels and Pieter Geelen in 1991.

In 2008, TomTom acquired Tele Atlas, a digital map maker, for -2.9 billion.


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