Paris, France: DigitalGlobe announced that it has been named Earth Observation Operator of the Year by Euroconsult. Jeffrey R. Tarr, President and CEO of DigitalGlobe said, “Receiving this award sends a clear message that we are succeeding where it matters most — using our industry leading constellation of satellites and analytic capabilities to help our customers save time, save resources and save lives.”
Euroconsult is a leading global research and analyst firm specialising in the satellite sector. Its annual awards for Excellence in Satellite Management honour companies for outstanding achievement. Awards are presented each September in Paris at World Satellite Business Week. A jury of industry experts applies rigorous quantitative and qualitative standards to determine award winners.
“The Euroconsult awards recognise companies and their leaders who, through their vision, innovation, and performance have significantly impacted the industry in the past year,” said Pacôme Revillon, CEO of Euroconsult. “The Earth Observation Operator of the Year Award bestowed onto DigitalGlobe celebrates the company’s strong overall performance in 2010, including significant revenue growth in fast growing market segments such as location-based services (LBS). Furthermore, the award recognises strategic initiatives such as the roll-out of direct access partner contracts to international governments.”