Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 6, 2011 (May 3, 2011)



Trimble Navigation Limited

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




California   001-14845   94-2802192

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

I.D. No.)

935 Stewart Drive, Sunnyvale, California, 94085

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 481-8000



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensation Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On May 3, 2011, the Company’s Board of Directors approved an increase in the base salaries of the Company’s chief executive officer, Mr. Steven W. Berglund, and certain of the Company’s named executive officers. The base salary increases are described in the table below, and will be effective on May 3, 2011.



   Previous Base Salary      New Base Salary  

Steven W. Berglund

Chief Executive Officer

   $ 648,900       $ 710,000   

Rajat Bahri

Chief Financial Officer

   $ 312,312       $ 342,312   

Christopher W. Gibson

Vice President

   $ 246,750       $ 276,750   

Mark A. Harrington

Vice President

   $ 312,312       $ 342,312   

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The annual meeting of shareholders of Trimble Navigation Limited (the “Company”) was held on May 3, 2011. At the annual meeting, the shareholders voted on the proposals listed below. The voting results for each proposal are as follows:

Proposal 1:

The following directors were elected to serve for the ensuing year and until their successors are elected:


     For      Withheld      Broker Non-Vote  

Steven W. Berglund

     104,739,986         552,250         9,635,512   

John B. Goodrich

     103,321,495         2,970,741         9,635,512   

William Hart

     102,276,701         3,015,535         9,635,512   

Merit E. Janow

     105,051,042         241,194         9,635,512   

Ulf J. Johansson

     104,700,352         591,884         9,635,512   

Bradford W. Parkinson

     104,644,322         647,914         9,635,512   

Mark S. Peek

     105,055,411         236,825         9,635,512   

Nickolas W. Vande Steeg

     102,765,631         2,526,605         9,635,512   

Proposal 2:

The appointment of Ernst & Young, LLP as the independent auditor of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 30, 2011 was ratified.








  1,201,454   35,702

Proposal 3:

To hold an advisory vote on compensation for the Company’s named executive officers.








Broker Non-Vote


  7,364,965   964,983   9,635,512

Proposal 4:

To hold an advisory vote on the frequency of holding an advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.


3 Years


2 Years


1 Year




  730,043   70,277,368   908,103


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    a California corporation
Dated: May 6, 2011     By:  

/s/ James A. Kirkland

    James A. Kirkland
    Vice President & General Counsel