Topcon president to become executive officer of corporation

Ray O’Connor, president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has been selected to become an executive officer for Topcon Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
O’Connor’s appointment has been affirmed by the board of directors and will be presented to the shareholders at a meeting scheduled for June 27 of this year in Tokyo.
O’Connor is also chairman of Topcon Europe Positioning Business, and sits on the board of Topcon America Corporation and Topcon Europe BV. He is the first person of non-Japanese descent and the youngest person ever to be named as a Topcon Corporation executive officer.