DENVER, Colo. (April 3, 2006): Intermap Technologies Corp. (IMP:TSX), a geospatial leader remapping entire countries and building highly accurate digital elevation datasets, has hired Kevin Thomas as vice president of marketing.
“We are pleased to have Kevin join Intermap’s executive team,” commented Eric DesRoche, senior vice president of strategic business development at Intermap. “His background will help us expand our business within the traditional GIS markets as well as advance the use of geospatial data for such consumer markets as automotive, insurance, Internet and 3D mapping.”
“I am thrilled about becoming a member of Intermap’s executive team. I am joining a group of professionals with an incredible wealth of knowledge in the geospatial industry and a company that is leading a disruptive change in the market,” commented Mr. Thomas. “While supplying the traditional GIS market with unprecedented value and quality, the company’s geospatial data is opening new markets and opportunities around the world.”
Mr. Thomas brings over 19 years of marketing and sales operations experience from high-growth companies in the telecommunications and information technology services industry to Intermap. Previously, Mr. Thomas served as a marketing consultant developing marketing plans, research, segmentation and go-to-market strategies for numerous clients throughout the U.S. Prior to consulting, he worked at ManagedStorage International/Incentra Solutions, MFS Communications, and Centex Telemanagement building and managing marketing and sales operations functions. Additionally, as an original member of Level 3 Communications’ marketing team, he built and managed the company’s North American marketing communications initiatives.
As VP of marketing, Mr. Thomas will develop and manage the corporation’s market research, corporate positioning and communications strategies. He will also provide the market plan and support for sales in Intermap’s traditional markets. Communications with the investment community will continue through Intermap’s present relationships with E-vestor Communications Inc. and Genesis Select Corporation.
Mr. Thomas, a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on marketing, resides in Colorado.
Intermap is digitally remapping entire countries, building unprecedented national databases, called NEXTMap. NEXTMap consists of highly accurate digital elevation data, accurate color images and other derived products. Customers purchase Intermap's high-quality, low-cost data to facilitate better decision-making for numerous commercial, governmental, military and consumer applications.
Demand for NEXTMap data is growing as new commercial applications are emerging such as intelligent transportation systems, flood risk management, disaster mitigation, 3D visualization and Internet mapping. These new markets supplement growth in mainstream markets like geographical information systems (GIS), engineering planning, transportation, irrigation, environmental management, and telecommunications network planning. Internet applications in the future will include virtual tours, education, location based services and computer games. The products are also used to add 3D to and improve the accuracy of airborne and satellite images.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 250 people worldwide, with offices in Calgary, Ottawa, Munich and Jakarta. Intermap is publicly traded on the TSX under the symbol IMP. For more information, visit www.intermap.com.
Monica Moore, Director of Marketing
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