Joe Binder's appointment fills the position vacated by Tom Stevens' promotion to national sales manager.

Tripod Data Systems (TDS) has appointed Joe Binder as regional sales manager for the Western and Central regions. Binder's appointment fills the position vacated by Tom Stevens' promotion to national sales manager. Binder will report directly to Stevens.

"Many of our dealers in these regions already know Joe from his years of working in the area for Topcon and Cyra," said Stevens. "He's been in the business for more than 14 years, and he brings our dealers and customers the benefits of that experience."

Binder comes to TDS with experience at both Topcon and Cyra, having served as the Central region sales manager for each company. He studied economics at the University of Colorado.

Binder will be based in Denver. He can be reached at (303) 791-5012 or by e-mail at JoeB@tdsway.com.