Livermore, Calif.-based Topcon Positioning Systems last week namedFraser Smith, a geomatics engineer with extensive experience in Global Navigation Satellite System product research and development, director of GNSS product management for the company.
Smith, former R&D manager for Point Inc., will report to Mark Hornstra, senior vice president, marketing and product management.
“Smith will take the leadership role in defining the product line strategies for GNSS products for Topcon and Sokkia,” said Hornstra. “He has a wealth of experience that will help create our next generation of innovative GNSS products. Fraser’s background will help optimize our development roadmaps and plans to improve product time-to-market and cost performance.”
Topcon Positioning Systems designs and manufactures precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.