New managers offer years of experience.

SOKKIA Corp., Olathe, Kan., announced new personnel appointments. Todd Holen was named as product communications manager. This is a new position created to increase communications between the sales, manufacturing and research departments. Holen works with users and design engineers to promote faster development of new products and clear communication of advances as well as enhancements for existing products.

SOKKIA also appointed Dave Henderson as district sales manager for the South Central United States, serving distributors and customers in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Arizona. Henderson has 18 years of experience in the industry, including several years of experience as a regional sales manager for Lietz/SOKKIA.