Robert G. Painter
Mr. Painter became Trimble’s president and chief executive officer in January 2020, having first joined the Company in 2006. From 2016 through 2019, he served as the Company's chief financial officer, responsible for Trimble’s worldwide finance operations. In 2015, Mr. Painter was appointed vice president of Trimble Buildings, a Trimble group focused on “building information modeling” (BIM)-centric businesses that span the design-build-operate continuum of the building lifecycle. From 2011 to 2014, he served as general manager of the Company’s joint venture with Hilti, which was created to foster collaborative development of product innovations for the building construction industry. From 2009 to 2010, he served as general manager of the Company’s Construction Services Division. Mr. Painter joined Trimble in 2006 and assumed leadership of Trimble’s business development function, leading acquisition and corporate strategy activities. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Painter served in a variety of management and finance positions at Cenveo, Rapt Inc., Bain & Company, Whole Foods Market, and Kraft Foods. Mr. Painter holds a bachelor's degree in finance from West Virginia University and an MBA from Harvard University.