Point of Beginning

Ken Mooyman Promoted to President and CEO Leica Geosystems, Inc.

October 20, 2008


In a move that represents a keen commitment to customers and leadership in the NAFTA market Hexagon AB announced that Ken Mooyman, Leica Geosystems, Inc. Sr. Vice President of Sales NAFTA has been promoted to President and CEO of Leica Geosystems, Inc.

Experienced Leadership and Success
In his new role, Ken Mooyman will be responsible for the company’s performance in the NAFTA region. Similar to Leica Geosystems solid reputation for quality and precision, Mr. Mooyman comes to his new role with a proven record of notable success in corporate management, sales, support, product and market development.

Mr. Mooyman takes on the leadership role at a time when Leica Geosystems, Inc. enjoys strong positions in several product areas such as laser scanning, GPS, total station systems and airborne sensors. In his new position, Mr. Mooyman will reinforce a strong customer and channel focus to build on the company’s robust presence in the construction, surveying and other geospatial markets,plus set a course for continued profitable growth and development of new business.

Recognizing Leica Geosystems’ reliable and innovative products, Mr. Mooyman adds that the most important factor in achieving success will come from its greatest asset – its people. He also adds that “its people” extends beyond our employees and includes our dealers, distributors, agents and other partners who represent us in the NAFTA market.

“One of the key success factors for Leica Geosystems is trust from our customers - trust in our positioning solutions and trust in our people’s knowledge and support,” said Mooyman. “Together, our people and our products continue to further elevate Leica Geosystems’ presence in the NAFTA marketplace.”

Long-Time Industry Executive
Initially educated as a surveyor, Mr. Mooyman has been at the forefront of the professional positioning marketplace for over 20 years, from the early days of GPS to the recent development of Laser Scanning technology. “Ken has been instrumental in helping Leica Geosystems achieve success in both the international and domestic markets, so we are excited to be handing the reigns of this business to someone of Ken Mooyman’s experience and capabilities. We very much look forward to Ken’s further leadership toward ongoing success,” stated Ola Rollen, CEO Hexagon AB.

Read more at www.hexagon.se.

For more information, visit www.leica-geosystems.us.