Trimble appoints senior vice president, sector head

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) said it has named Darryl R. Matthews as senior vice president and sector head responsible for Trimble´s Agriculture, Forestry, Positioning Services and HarvestMark Divisions, effective Sept. 1, 2015.

Matthews brings over 20 years of experience in crop protection, seeds, nutrition and manufacturing. He was most recently the president and general manager of the NAFTA Region for Nufarm Americas, Inc., a publicly-traded multinational agricultural chemical company.

Matthews will replace Mark Harrington who will retire from in the fourth quarter of 2015. Harrington has served as a vice president of Trimble in a variety of executive management roles since 2004.

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive.