Trimble Names New Ag Manager

Published online: Aug 14, 2017 Articles
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Trimble recently announced the appointment of Abe Hughes as the worldwide general manager for Trimble’s Agriculture Division within the resources and utilities segment. Hughes assumed the role July 10 and is located in Westminster, Colo.

“Abe is an experienced business leader with a proven track record in developing and executing successful business strategies,” says Trimble senior vice president Darryl Matthews. “He has strong agriculture experience and understands the complexity of global markets and working with channel partners to help strategically expand the business.” 

Hughes has more than 25 years of leadership experience in agriculture, renewable energy, pharmaceuticals and finance. 

“I see Trimble’s innovation in precision agriculture, global presence, Vantage distribution network and OEM customers as key assets in Trimble’s success,” says Hughes. “I’m excited to work with the Trimble team and our channel partners to drive the next phase of growth for the business.”