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Feb 06, 2018

Trimble Appoints New Board Member

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced the appointment of Johan Wibergh to its Board of Directors.

Wibergh is the group technology officer and CIO of Vodafone, one of the world's largest telecommunications companies. In this capacity, he is responsible for Vodafone's network and IT strategy, architecture, operation and product development. He is also responsible for technology security and customer data protection strategy.

"Johan's expertise in many of Trimble's emerging technologies will be valuable," said Steven W. Berglund, president and CEO of Trimble. "His insights into connectivity, cybersecurity and cloud developments will be particularly helpful as we leverage these technologies into new areas of growth."

Before joining Vodafone, Wibergh held a variety of senior-level management positions at Ericsson, where he was most recently responsible for the networks product business. He also served on the board and audit committee of ST-Ericsson, a 50/50 joint venture between Ericsson and STMicroelectronics. Prior to Ericsson, he held several management positions in IT industry-related businesses. 

Wibergh currently serves as the chairman of the Next Generation Mobile Network (NGMN) Alliance, which is comprised of leading mobile operators, contributing companies and research institutes. He previously served on the board of the Royal Technical University in Stockholm as well as the board of The Association for Technology Companies in Sweden.

Wibergh holds a Masters in Computer Science from Linköping University in Sweden.

About Trimble

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB), visit:  www.trimble.com.

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