Trimble appoints new senior vice president

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Trimble recently announced Darryl R. Matthews as senior vice president and sector head responsible for Trimble's Agriculture, Forestry, Positioning Services and HarvestMark Divisions, effective in September.

Matthews brings over 20 years of experience in crop protection, seeds, nutrition and manufacturing. He will replace Mark Harrington, who has served as a vice president of Trimble in a variety of executive management roles since 2004.

Matthews was most recently the president and general manager of the North American Free Trade Agreement  Region for Nufarm Americas, Inc., a publicly traded multinational agricultural chemical company. During his 15-year career at the company, he also served as general manager of Nufarm Agriculture, Inc. in Canada.

Matthews began his career at Dow AgroSciences in Canada where he held management roles in sales and marketing. Matthews holds an honors Bachelor of Sciences degree in Agriculture, majoring in Horticultural Science and Business from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Matthews also served on the Board of Directors for both CropLife America and CropLife Canada. CropLife represents developers, manufactures and distributers of plant science solutions for agriculture.