January 8th, 2008 Dublin, Ireland – eSpatial, a global enterprise geospatial software and technology company today announced the appointment of a new Sales Manager, Mr. Ian Holmes, who will take responsibility for the UK market as part of an aggressive expansion plan. Ian will lead business and revenue generation as well as management of existing UK customers. Ian has over 20 years experience in the global Engineering and IT industries including 10 years Sales & Business Development experience within the GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Sector.
Before joining eSpatial Ian headed up GIS Sales for Swift-LG. The first half of his career was spent in the Oil and Gas Exploration and Production market with companies such as Kvaener, Amec and Halliburton Brown & Root in Structural Engineering and IT Management roles.
Ian will also take the lead on eSpatial’s aggressive expansion in delivering solutions designed specifically for UK Local Government. eSpatial have developed a packaged offering addressing the needs of Local Government customers. The iSMART for Local Government Solution Framework, built on its core iSMART product set, delivers increased internal efficiencies and enhanced online services to the public through applications incorporating real time web mapping functionality.