Topcon welcomed Mike Weir as GIS sales manager.

Topcon proudly welcomed Mike Weir to its corporate staff as worldwide GIS sales manager. Topcon is constantly pioneering new technologies for satellite positioning systems used in land surveying, construction, and GIS applications. New products designed specifically for data acquisition and asset management enable professionals to provide an ever-expanding scope of services to their clients.

Weir graduated with honors 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 continues to expand research and development programs that encompass a wide variety of satellite positioning applications. As new products are introduced, Topcon is committed to hiring product-specific management personnel like Weir to guide sales and distribution.

Source: Topcon, Sept. 30, 2005