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Sunnyvale, CA 94085
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Mark Peek Joins Trimble's Board of Directors      


SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 9, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today it has appointed Mark S. Peek to serve on its Board of Directors effective immediately.

"We are pleased to welcome Mark to Trimble's Board of Directors," said Steven W. Berglund, president and CEO of Trimble. "Mark's experience will both deepen the level of financial expertise on the Board and broaden its insight into emerging information technology trends."

Peek is the chief financial officer at VMware, a global leader in business infrastructure virtualization solutions. He has more than 25 years of industry experience, including the roles as senior vice president and chief accounting officer at Amazon.com. Prior to joining Amazon.com in 2000, Peek was an audit partner at Deloitte, where he focused on technology companies and multi-national project and engagement management. He received a BS in accounting and international finance from Minnesota State University.

About Trimble 

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

Investor Relations Contact:   Willa McManmon of Trimble: 408-481-7838
Media Contact:   
LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808




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