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Trimble Appoints Corporate Controller
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2002 - Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB),announced today that Anup V. Singh has been appointed Corporate Controller.
"We are delighted that Anup has accepted the Corporate Controller position. He brings to Trimble a diverse skill set in all aspects of finance," said Mary Ellen Genovese, Trimble's vice president and CFO. "We look forward to his participation as a key member of our financial management team."
Singh comes to Trimble from Excite@Home. During his tenure, he held the position of senior director of Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis where he was responsible for worldwide budgeting, forecasting, management reporting and long-term strategic financial planning. He also held the position of international controller, responsible for all Finance and Administrative functions of the International Business Unit. In this role he developed and managed the execution of business plans for joint ventures and subsidiaries in 16 countries. Prior to joining Excite@Home, Singh worked for 3Com Corporation and Ernst & Young LLP.
Singh received his B.A. and M.A. in economics and management science from Cambridge University in England. He is also a chartered accountant, and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Singh succeeds Bonnie Lemon who recently left the Company to pursue other interests.
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 2,000 employees in more than 20 countries worldwide.
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