Topcon CEO named Geospatial Business Leader of the Year

Posted: 5/23/2013

Raymond O'Connor recognized by Geospatial World magazine

by SPAR Point Group staff | May 17, 2013

Raymond O'Connor, CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems Inc. (TPS), has been named Geospatial Business Leader of the Year 2012 by Geospatial World magazine.

The trade publication held its annual Geospatial World Leadership awards ceremony this week in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

O'Connor was heralded as a world champion of surveying and positioning technologies with 20 years of industry experience and credited with transforming Topcon into an "acknowledged market leader" in surveying technologies related to civil engineering, agricultural, mapping, and measurement applications.

Livermore, Calif.-based TPS is a subsidiary of Japan-based, $1 billion Topcon Corporation and the world's largest manufacturer of precision GPS and GNSS systems, commercial lasers, and optical instruments for the global surveying, civil engineering, asset management, mapping, construction and agriculture industries.