“It is an honor to serve on the AEM Board of Directors, as well as the CE Sector Board,” O’Connor said. “The agricultural and construction equipment industries are currently facing both unprecedented challenges and extraordinary opportunities, so AEM’s advocacy efforts have become more important than ever. I look forward to working with the excellent group of colleagues assembled for 2022 on the strategic initiatives of this important organization.”
Additionally, he has served as Chairman of Topcon Europe Positioning Business since 2005. He is a Director of Topcon America Corporation and Topcon Europe BV.
From its headquarters in Livermore, California, Topcon Positioning Systems manages more than 30 operations located in 15 countries on five continents, with a workforce of more than 2,000 people engaged in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of precision measurement and workflow solutions for the global construction, geospatial, and agriculture markets.
O’Connor, who has been with Topcon since 1993, has received multiple business and academic honors as a result of his leadership in the positioning and geospatial industries.