Livermore, Calif. – November 15, 2012 – Tim Weyland, a human resource (HR) executive with more than 20 years of experience at various companies, has been named vice president of human resources for Topcon America Corporation.
In that position he will be responsible for Topcon Positioning Systems headquartered in California and Topcon Medical Services, headquartered in New Jersey.
His most recent experience includes corporate director for organization and talent development for Trinet Human Resources Corporation in San Leandro, California; regional director for Human Capital Consulting in the Silicon Valley; vice president of McKesson Corporation in San Francisco, in addition to other human resource positions over a 20+ year career. He was also managing director of an HR consulting business for several years.
He will work out of the company’s Livermore, California headquarters and will report to David Mudrick, president and CEO of Topcon America Corporation.
Mudrick said, “Topcon prides itself on providing exemplary employee programs, internal communications, benefits and accountability in the area of human resources. Tim’s vast experience in the HR profession ensures we will always provide the best services to our most valuable asset – our employees.
“Tim’s background in leadership development, developing and administrating cutting-edge human resources programs, employee surveys and training will be invaluable to Topcon as we continue to grow as a company and enlarge our work force.”
Weyland said, “First and foremost, what impressed me about Topcon is that it is a company that provides the world’s finest precise positioning products. Getting an opportunity to work with the employees who conceptualize, design, manufacture and make those products available to the global market is a great opportunity.”
He said, “I am looking forward to becoming a part of the Topcon team and enhancing its HR, training and development programs for all employees.”
Weyland has a BA degree in history (University of California), an MS in counseling psychology (California State University) and is a graduate of the Human Resources Executive Program from the University of Michigan.
His professional history also includes:
• Graduate-level instructor on leadership and organization development at Santa Clara University;
• Author of white papers on Human Capital Planning, plus other topics, and
• Senior Professional in Human Resources certification (2008).
About Topcon Positioning Systems
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. (TPS) designs and manufactures precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets. TPS’ parent company, Topcon Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange – 7732), was founded in 1932.