UniversalPegasus International said Tuesday that it has has appointed Wellington Banks as Manager of GeoPlane Services.
GeoPlane Services has been an industry leader for more than 20 years providing GPS Rentals, Sales and Repairs for a comprehensive suite of Trimble Navigation products to the energy, environmental, survey, mapping and construction industries.
Under Banks' leadership, GeoPlane Services plans to expand and enhance industry support by investing in the latest Trimble equipment; enhancing hardware and software technical support with access to licensed professional surveyors, professional engineers and GIS personnel; expanding the Certified Repair Center for Mapping and Survey Equipment; offering specialized certified Survey and Mapping GPS training; and offering customized application support.
Banks has more than 30 years of experience in the GPS industry with equipment manufacturing and repairs; survey and mapping service providers; and training and support programs for data collection and processing. As a Geodesist with a Master's degree in Geodesy and Geodetic Sciences from Ohio State University, Banks has field experience in mapping pipeline systems, performing subsidence studies and establishing geodetic controls and survey networks across the varied terrains of North America. As a respected industry leader, he has provided his expertise to maintain and evolve GPS Processing and Satellite Orbit Determination software in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Earth Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences.
"Under Wellington's management, we aim to expand and enhance GeoPlane Services' capabilities," said UPI's CEO, Philip Luna. "As an accomplished professional, his experiences in the industry will support and encourage our efforts to do this. I am thrilled to have Wellington join the UPI team."
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