Board of Directors

  Audit Compensation Nominating Corporate Governance
Steven W. Berglund
Steven W. Berglund
President, Chief Executive Officer
Trimble Navigation Limited
Steven Berglund has served as president and chief executive officer of Trimble since March 1999. Prior to joining Trimble, Mr. Berglund was president of Spectra Precision, a group within Spectra Physics AB. Mr. Berglund's business experience includes a variety of senior leadership positions with Spectra Physics, manufacturing and planning roles at Varian Associates, and began his career as a process engineer at Eastman Kodak. He attended the University of Oslo and the University of Minnesota where he received a B.S. in chemical engineering. Mr. Berglund received his M.B.A. from the University of Rochester. Mr. Berglund is a member of the board of directors of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and a member of the board of trustees of World Educational Services.
       
Merit E. Janow
Merit E. Janow
Director

Merit E. Janow was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008. Professor Janow has been a professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) since 1994. Professor Janow teaches advanced courses in international trade, World Trade Organization (WTO) law, and comparative antitrust at Columbia Law School, and international economic policy at SIPA. Ms. Janow is also director of the program in International Finance & Economic Policy. Ms. Janow, has published numerous articles and several books on international trade and economic matters. Professor Janow served as one of seven members of the WTO's Appellate Body from 2003-2007. In May 2005, Professor Janow was elected to the board of directors of the Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. She now serves on the board of directors of the Nasdaq Exchange LLC. In 2006, she joined the board of Rockefeller & Co., an investment management firm. Since 2001, Professor Janow has served on the board of directors of the Capital Income Builder Fund and the World Growth and Income Fund of the American Funds family. For both funds, she serves on the audit and contracts committees. In 2007, she joined the board of two other funds of the American Funds family, the American Funds Insurance Series (AFIS) and the American Fund Target Date Retirement Fund (AFTD). Professor Janow holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

    Member of the Nominating Committee Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee
Ulf Johansson Ph.D
Ulf Johansson Ph.D
Chairman
Elected 1999

Ulf J. Johansson was appointed chairman of the board in 2007, and has served as a director of the Company since December 1999. Dr. Johansson is a Swedish national with a distinguished career in communications technology. Dr. Johansson currently serves on the board of directors of Telefon AB LM Ericsson, a telecommunications company, and as chairman of Acando AB, a management and IT consultancy company. From 1990 to 2005, Dr. Johansson served as chairman of Europolitan Vodafone AB, a GSM mobile telephone operator in Sweden. From 1998 to 2005, Dr. Johansson served on the board of directors of Novo Nordisk A/S, a Danish pharmaceutical/life science company, and in 2005 he became chairman of its majority owners, the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo A/S. Dr. Johansson also currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies. During 1998-2003 Dr. Johansson served as chairman of the University Board of Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and formerly also served as president and chief executive officer of Spectra-Physics AB, and executive vice president at Ericsson Radio Systems AB. Dr. Johansson received a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, and a Doctor of Technology (Communication Theory) from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.

Member of the Audit Committee   Chair of the Nominating Committee  
Mark S. Peek
Mark S. Peek
Director
Elected 2010

Mark S. Peek was appointed to the Board of Directors on March 9, 2010. Mr. Peek is currently the chief financial officer of Workday, Inc. Prior to joining Workday in June 2012, Mr. Peek was copresident, business operations and chief financial officer of VMware, Inc., a provider of business infrastructure virtualization solutions. From 2007 to January 2011, Mr. Peek served as chief financial officer of VMware. From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Peek was senior vice president and chief accounting officer at Amazon.com. Prior to joining Amazon.com, Mr. Peek spent 19 years at Deloitte, the last ten years as a partner. Mr. Peek received a B.S. in accounting and international finance from Minnesota State University.

Mr. Peek is qualified to serve as director of the Company because of his strong background and years of experience in accounting and financial management, including his current position as chief financial officer at Workday, Inc., as well as his past service as chief financial officer at VMware and chief accounting officer at Amazon.com. In addition, Mr. Peek brings key financial expertise gained through his 19 years of experience at Deloitte.

Chair of the Audit Committee      
Nickolas W. Vande Steeg
Nickolas W. Vande Steeg
Vice Chairman
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Elected 2003

Nickolas W. Vande Steeg was appointed vice chairman in 2007, and has served as a director of the Company since 2003. Mr. Vande Steeg served as president and chief operating officer of Parker Hannifin Corporation until March 2007, where he began his career in 1971. Mr. Vande Steeg currently serves on the boards of directors of Wabtec Corporation, a supplier of products and services to the rail transportation industry, and Azusa Pacific University. Mr. Vande Steeg began his career at Deere & Company serving as an industrial engineer and industrial relations manager from 1965 to 1970. Mr. Vande Steeg received his B.S. in Industrial Technology from the University of California, Long Beach in 1968 and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California in 1985.

Member of the Audit Committee Chair of the Compensation Committee    
Ron Nersesian
Ron Nersesian
Director

Ron Nersesian has been a director of the Company since November of 2011. He currently is president and chief operations officer of Agilent Technologies.  He was executive vice-president and chief operating officer from November of 2011 to November of 2012.  He was also president of Agilent’s Electronic Measurement Group. Nersesian began his career in 1982 with Computer Sciences Corporation as a systems engineer for satellite communications systems. In 1984, he joined Hewlett-Packard's New Jersey Division, and from 1987 through 1996 served there in various management roles. In 1996, Nersesian joined LeCroy Corporation as vice president of worldwide marketing and corporate officer. He subsequently took on other senior management roles there. Nersesian rejoined Agilent in 2002 as vice president and general manager of the company's Design Validation Division. He was previously vice president and general manager of EMG's Wireless Business Unit, as well as manager of Agilent's Santa Rosa Site in California, where he is based. Nersesian holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from New York University, Stern School of Business.

  Member of the Compensation Committee Member of the Nominating Committee  
Börje Ekholm
Börje Ekholm
Director

Börje Ekholm has been president and chief executive officer, as well as a board member, of Investor AB since September 2005 and has announced that he will be stepping down from these positions in May 2015. Mr. Ekholm joined Investor AB in 1992 as an associate in the company’s corporate finance department. From 1995 to 1997, he founded and managed Novare Kapital, an early stage venture capital company owned by Investor AB. From 1997 until August 2005, he was responsible for new investment activities within Investor AB and was a member of Investor AB’s Management Group. Mr. Ekholm is chairman of the board of Nasdaq OMX and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Other board assignments include Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and Choate Rosemary Hall. Mr. Ekholm has a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD, France. He also holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

  Member of the Compensation Committee    
Kaigham Gabriel
Kaigham Gabriel
Director

Ken Gabriel is the president and chief executive officer of The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, an independent not-for-profit research institution that develops innovative technology solutions in the fields of national security, space, biomedical systems and energy. He has held that position since October 2014. Prior to that, Dr. Gabriel served as deputy director of the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group at Google from 2012 to 2014 and as corporate vice president at Google/Motorola Mobility. From 2009 to 2012, he was the deputy director, and then acting director, of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in the Department of Defense. Between 2002 and 2009, Dr. Gabriel was the co-founder, chairman and chief technology officer of Akustica, a fabless semiconductor company that commercialized Micro Electro Mechanical Systems audio devices and sensors. Dr. Gabriel holds SM and ScD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

       
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