|DigitalGlobe Strengthens Leadership Team in Support of Key Company Initiatives|
LONGMONT, CO, Jan 19, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced the addition of three new senior leaders to its management team.
Marcy Steinke joins the company as senior vice president of government relations. Steinke is a retired U.S. Air Force colonel with 25 years of experience within the Department of Defense. She served as director of congressional legislative affairs for the chairman and the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Most recently, she served Presidents Bush and Obama as director of the White House Operations Directorate.
Steinke will focus on enhancing the company's ties with key leaders throughout the U.S. government (USG), help maximize the value delivered by DigitalGlobe to the EnhancedView program, and support the company's goals for growing its USG customer base. EnhancedView is the contracting vehicle through which the USG procures global, unclassified, shareable imagery that is delivered on-demand.
Tim Hascall joins DigitalGlobe as senior vice president of operations. Hascall will focus on further enhancing the company's operational capabilities to support growth.
Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Hascall served for many years as an executive in the electronics, high technology and healthcare industries. Most recently, he was a division president at TriZetto, an enterprise software company serving healthcare needs for nearly 150 million Americans. He served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, achieving the rank of major, having spent nearly five years commanding an imagery analysis unit. Hascall began his commercial career with Accenture in 1985, serving as a partner from 1996-2001.
Grover Wray joins DigitalGlobe as chief human resources officer. Wray will focus on further developing the company's culture of leadership, while continuing to attract, hire and retain top talent globally. Wray was previously executive vice president of human resources at Western Union. Prior to that he was chief human resources officer with the North American division of Heidrick & Struggles, and was managing partner of human resources at Arthur Andersen.
Steinke, Hascall and Wray report directly to President and CEO Jeff Tarr.
"People are the foundation for our success, so I'm especially proud to announce Marcy, Tim and Grover -- three of the most talented and accomplished professionals in their respective fields -- have chosen to join DigitalGlobe," said Tarr. "They will play a critical role in advancing our strategy and building customer and shareowner value."
About DigitalGlobe DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation, our imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals and navigation technology. With our collection sources and comprehensive ImageLibrary (containing more than one billion square kilometers of earth imagery and imagery products) we offer a range of on- and off-line products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate our imagery into their business operations and applications. For more information, visit www.digitalglobe.com.
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