POINT, Inc. Names New President
OLATHE, KANSAS, U.S.A. - POINT, Inc. is pleased to announce that Shigeyuki Sawaguchi has been named President of POINT, Inc. His previous position was Vice President of Business Development. As President, Sawaguchi will provide his extensive product knowledge, international business experience and new vision to further the development of SOKKIA GPS products around the world.
Prior to joining POINT in December, 2005, Sawaguchi served as General Manager of Marketing and Product Planning for SOKKIA Co., Ltd. (Atsugi, Japan). He began his career with SOKKIA in 1980, holding a number of senior management positions within the company's Research and Development Group. Sawaguchi currently serves on the POINT Board of Directors.
POINT, Inc. was formed in August of 1999 as a joint venture company of SOKKIA Company, Ltd., Atsugi, Japan, and NovAtel, Inc., Calgary, Alberta. POINT, Inc. develops and markets advanced GPS products for the surveying, mapping and construction industries and makes them available through SOKKIA's worldwide distribution network.