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DigitalGlobe appoints Rafay Khan as Sr. VP of international sales

USA: DigitalGlobe, named Rafay Khan as senior vice president of international sales. Khan brings extensive sales and management experience in the location-based services sector to DigitalGlobe’s executive team. In his new role, Khan will be responsible for expanding DigitalGlobe’s international sales operations as the company seeks to capitalize on the growing worldwide demand for high-resolution satellite and aerial imagery.

“Rafay Khan will play a key role in driving the next phase of DigitalGlobe’s international expansion,” said DigitalGlobe president and CEO Jill Smith. “His experience building and leading strategic alliances and partnerships in the location-based services, consumer electronics and GPS navigation industries will be a strategic asset for DigitalGlobe as we continue to move into key verticals and new geographies.”

Most recently, Khan was the Asia Pacific vice president of business development and sales for NAVTEQ. During his seven-year tenure, he drove NAVTEQ’s expansion in Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Russia.