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Trimble appointed Joseph F. Denniston, Jr., as vice president of operations. He is responsible for worldwide manufacturing, distribution and logistics strategy.

Denniston previously worked at 3Com Corporation for 14 years. While at 3Com he held several positions including test engineering manager, director of manufacturing engineering, senior director of operations, senior director of product operations, and vice president of supply chain operation for the Americas.

Denniston received a B.S. in electrical engineering from the Missouri Institute of Technology in 1981 and an M.S. in computer science engineering from Santa Clara University in 1990.