Trimble Appoints Vice President of Operations

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Trimble

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Trimble (Nasdaq:   TRMB) announced today that Joseph F. Denniston, Jr., 40, has
 joined the Company as vice president of operations. In his role, he will be
 responsible for worldwide manufacturing as well as the distribution and
 logistics strategy.
     "We are pleased to have Joe on board. He brings to Trimble a balanced
 skill set in manufacturing operations, supply chain management and contract
 manufacturing management," said Steven W. Berglund, Trimble's president and
 CEO. "Joe will help us establish new standards for the Company's manufacturing
 performance and help us to better integrate our worldwide operations."
     Denniston comes to Trimble from 3Com Corporation. During his 14-year
 tenure, he held several positions including test engineering manager, director
 of manufacturing engineering, senior director of operations, senior director
 of product operations, and vice president of supply chain operations for the
 Americas. Prior to joining 3Com, he served over five years at Sentry
 Schlumberger as a system test specialist and test engineer. Denniston received
 a B.S. in electrical engineering from the Missouri Institute of Technology in
 1981 and an M.S. in computer science engineering from Santa Clara University
 in 1990.
     Denniston succeeds Patrick J. Hehir in his role as vice president of
 manufacturing.
 
     About Trimble
     Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System (GPS)
 technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments
 GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and
 software to create complete customer solutions. Trimble's worldwide presence
 and unique capabilities position the Company for growth in emerging
 applications including surveying, automobile navigation, machine guidance,
 asset tracking, wireless platforms, and telecommunications infrastructure.
 Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has more than
 2,200 employees in more than 20 countries worldwide.
     For an interactive look at company news and products, visit Trimble's Web
 site at http://www.trimble.com .
 
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    SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Trimble (Nasdaq:   TRMB) announced today that Joseph F. Denniston, Jr., 40, has
 joined the Company as vice president of operations. In his role, he will be
 responsible for worldwide manufacturing as well as the distribution and
 logistics strategy.
     "We are pleased to have Joe on board. He brings to Trimble a balanced
 skill set in manufacturing operations, supply chain management and contract
 manufacturing management," said Steven W. Berglund, Trimble's president and
 CEO. "Joe will help us establish new standards for the Company's manufacturing
 performance and help us to better integrate our worldwide operations."
     Denniston comes to Trimble from 3Com Corporation. During his 14-year
 tenure, he held several positions including test engineering manager, director
 of manufacturing engineering, senior director of operations, senior director
 of product operations, and vice president of supply chain operations for the
 Americas. Prior to joining 3Com, he served over five years at Sentry
 Schlumberger as a system test specialist and test engineer. Denniston received
 a B.S. in electrical engineering from the Missouri Institute of Technology in
 1981 and an M.S. in computer science engineering from Santa Clara University
 in 1990.
     Denniston succeeds Patrick J. Hehir in his role as vice president of
 manufacturing.
 
     About Trimble
     Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System (GPS)
 technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments
 GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and
 software to create complete customer solutions. Trimble's worldwide presence
 and unique capabilities position the Company for growth in emerging
 applications including surveying, automobile navigation, machine guidance,
 asset tracking, wireless platforms, and telecommunications infrastructure.
 Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has more than
 2,200 employees in more than 20 countries worldwide.
     For an interactive look at company news and products, visit Trimble's Web
 site at http://www.trimble.com .
 
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