New Sales and Marketing Manager for Geomatic Technologies

Geomatic Technologies (Australia) has named a new sales and marketing manager for Australia and New Zealand. Andrew Bashfield, formerly of Bentley Systems, has assumed responsibility for sales and marketing operations. Bashfield will continue a career-long interest in the delivery of spatial information services and technology to the Government. Utilities and Transportation industries. Under his direction, Geomatic Technologies (GT) will expand its Australian sales force and promote its services into new market segments. Bashfield has held a number of challenging positions in the geospatial technology field. Prior to his appointment with Geomatic Technologies, he served five years with Bentley Systems as... (read more)
2005-12-20 12:00:00

DigitalGlobe Appoints Kimberly Till

DigitalGlobe has appointed Kimberly Till to the DigitalGlobe Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Till is currently the president and chief executive officer and a director of Harris Interactive, a global leader in custom market research. Prior to joining Harris Interactive she served as the chief executive officer, North America, of Taylor Nelson Sofres, which was the world\'s largest custom market research company. Before that Ms. Till was Vice President of the Worldwide Media and Entertainment Group in the Communications Sector at Microsoft. Earlier in her career, she held senior management positions at AOL International and Sony Corporation of America."Kimberly's... (read more)
2010-11-01 03:22:09

Hornstra Joins Topcon

Mark Hornstra has been appointed senior vice president of product planning of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS). The announcement was made by Ray O'Connor, president and CEO of TPS.     Hornstra has spent the past seven years at SanDisk Corporation in various director and executive level positions including vice president of worldwide Sales Operations and Demand Planning, and vice president of worldwide sales in the mobile handset business.  He was also responsible for SanDisk's retail and OEM business in Japan for three years. Throughout his career, Hornstra has also held director and executive level positions in sales, product marketing/product management, business... (read more)
2009-08-10 11:11:06

Michael Dowling Joins TerraGo Technologies

Michael Dowling has joined TerraGo Technologies (GA, USA) as vice president of finance and administration. Dowling will be responsible for managing the company's finance, human resources and administrative functions. Dowling joins TerraGo Technologies after tenures at XcelleNet and most recently, Cambia Security, Inc. where he played a key role in the company's successful acquisition by nCircle Network Security.    Dowling was responsible for finance and customer service at XcelleNet and helped the company develop its strategic plan which culminated in a highly publicized acquisition by iAnywhere Solutions. Dowling, who has also worked in telecommunications with Northern Telecom and Nortel Networks, started... (read more)
2007-08-06 03:48:29

FIG General Manager Appointment

Mr. John Neel from Denmark has been appointed to the General Manager of FIG. John was selected among a range of qualified candidates. As General Manager he will have complete responsibility for the management and administration of the FIG Office. The current FIG Director, Markku Villikka, will then have a more advisory role to the President and Council including development of the FIG events. John Neel will start in the FIG Office by 1 January 2009.     John Neel, 57, has a background in international banking and consulting, with working experience from several overseas assignments. His latest international posting... (read more)
2008-12-18 11:36:17

ER Mapper Appoints Guy Perkins as CEO

ER Mapper (Australia) appointed Guy Perkins as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ER Mapper's global operations. Until recently, Mr Perkins was vice-president of ER Mapper Asia-Pacific. Mr Perkins replaces Stuart Nixon who will continue with ER Mapper as Founder and will concentrate on strategic projects and deep research for the next generation of imagery solutions. Mr Perkins has held a number of key leadership positions during his career. A leading figure of the GIS community, Mr Perkins has over 20 years of experience in the Geospatial industry. Mr Perkins was involved with Australia's Spatial Information Action Agenda and was a... (read more)
2006-04-27 12:00:00

POINT, Inc. Names New President

Shigeyuki Sawaguchi has been named president of POINT, Inc. His previous position was vice president of business development. As president, Sawaguchi will provide his product knowledge, international business experience and new vision to further the development of Sokkia GPS products around the world. Prior to joining POINT in December 2005, Sawaguchi served as general manager of marketing and product planning for Sokkia Co., Ltd. (Japan). He began his career with Sokkia in 1980, holding a number of senior management positions within the company’s research and development group. Sawaguchi currently serves on the POINT board of directors. POINT, Inc. was formed... (read more)
2006-09-22 12:00:00

New Sales Appointments at Topcon

Topcon (CA, USA) welcomes Mike Weir to its corporate staff as worldwide GIS sales manager. Weir graduated with honours from National-Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts in Management. His education includes advanced courses in geodetic surveying and mapping. Prior to joining Topcon, Weir was employed by ESRI. Over the course of his career, he has made substantial contributions to bridging the gap between land surveying and GIS professions. Weir’s extensive experience makes him ideally suited to lead and promote sales of Topcon’s GIS products. Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. (CA, USA) has announced the promotion of Mark Contino from marketing... (read more)
2005-10-03 12:00:00

Topcon Announces New Software Sales Manager

Topcon (CA, USA) has welcomed Keith Raymer to its corporate staff as Software Sales Manager for the Survey and GPS Division. Topcon is committed to bringing premier products with advanced features to its customers. This new position was created to expand the sales and distribution of software products specifically targeted to land surveying applications. Raymer brings a wealth of experience to Topcon. He started his career in survey sales in 1972. Working for Sokkia Corporation for 26 years, he demonstrated his leadership skills by serving in many diverse management positions on both regional and national levels. These included National Technical... (read more)
2005-03-29 12:00:00

Berntsen Magazine

Berntsen International (WI, USA) has launched a their online magazine "Caching Now", which celebrates geocaching and bench mark hunting. They invite professional surveying friends to read about these GPS-based hobbies, and to share their expertise with their amateur colleagues.   At Caching Now, they plan to: Help surveyors promote land surveying as a potential career. Tell interesting stories about geocaching and bench mark hunting. Promote GPS-based hobbies as fun, educational activities for families. Get more geocachers interested in bench mark hunting. Provide useful resources and links. Have fun!   Current and upcoming articles in Caching Now range from personal essays... (read more)
2007-10-29 01:38:02
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