DENVER (October 16, 2008): Intermap Technologies, a leading worldwide 3D digital mapping company has strengthened their management team with the hiring of Richard Eagle as vice president of product strategy.
Drawing on nearly 20 years of experience creating and managing international product development and go-to-market strategies, Eagle will oversee the development and implementation of fact-based, market- and competition-driven product plans across the Company's business units through the implementation of an extensive integrated product management methodology.
“I am excited at the prospect of bringing my expertise to bear on the identification and qualification of new markets on behalf of Intermap” said Eagle. “I'm particularly eager to work with a team of dedicated professionals that already has a track record of enabling a host of leading edge applications with the highest quality wide area elevation data on the market today — it can only get better.”
“Rick's considerable experience in the areas of strategic planning, market and competitive research, product lifecycle management, and process improvement in high-tech business environments makes him a valuable addition to Intermap's executive team,” said Eric DesRoche, senior vice president of automotive and consumer electronics for Intermap. “His extensive background and visionary leadership skills will help us identify additional market and application segments that can benefit from our high-resolution 3D digital elevation maps and images.”
Eagle's background is well-suited to immediately add value to Intermap. His leadership experience is derived from many years with high-tech entrepreneurial organizations as well as 12 years combined product and engineering experience at Ford Motor Company and IBM. He has a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University and a MBA in business administration from the University of Michigan.
About Intermap Technologies
Intermap (TSX: IMP.TO, AIM: IMAP.L) is a preeminent digital mapping company creating uniform high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface. The Company is proactively remapping entire countries and building uniform national databases, called NEXTMap®, consisting of affordably priced elevation data and geometric images of unprecedented accuracy. Demand for NEXTMap data is growing as new commercial applications emerge within the GIS, engineering, automotive, GPS maps, insurance risk assessment, oil and gas, hydrology, environmental planning, wireless communications, transportation, aviation, and 3D visualization markets.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intermap employs more than 800 people worldwide, with additional offices in Calgary, Detroit, Jakarta, London, Munich, Ottawa, Paris, Prague, and Washington D.C. For more information, visit www.Intermap.com.
NEXTMap® is a registered trademark of Intermap Technologies Corporation
Kevin Thomas, Vice President, Marketing