LIVERMORE, Calif. – May 21, 2015 – Topcon Positioning Systems announces the addition of Alan Jones as senior business development manager for deformation monitoring projects in the Topcon GeoPositioning Solutions Group.
Charles Rihner, GeoPositioning Solutions Group vice president, said, “It is a pleasure to have Alan join and facilitate the growth of this very important business area for Topcon. His breadth of experience along with our history of technological innovation will allow us to really grow this market by offering customers a complete monitoring solution — keeping them ahead of their competition. It’s a winning combination.”
Jones has more than 20 years of experience in geotechnical and structural monitoring in both manufacturing and consulting capacities. He has worked on projects in North and South America, Europe and Asia monitoring dams, bridges, tunnels, pipelines, mines and landslides, to name a few.
Jones said of his new position, “Topcon has first-class positioning technology that can be applied to a wide variety of deformation monitoring applications. I look forward to growing the Topcon brand in this market space, and building relationships with new and existing clients to help ensure the success of their monitoring projects.”
Jones’ duties are effective immediately.
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About Topcon Positioning Group
Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA (topconpositioning.com). Its European head office is in Capelle a/d IJssel, the Netherlands (topcon-positioning.eu). Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets. Its brands include Topcon, Sokkia, Tierra, Wachendorff Elektronik, Digi-Star and 2LS. Topcon Corporation (topcon.com), founded in 1932, is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (7732).