GeoEye appoints Vice President of Business Development

GeoEye appoints Vice President of Business Development

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Dulles, US: GeoEye, Inc., has appointed Dean Edmundson to the position of Vice President of Business Development.

GeoEye’s Senior Vice President of Sales, Chris Tully, said, “Edmundson is a hands-on business development leader with a proven track record of successfully increasing sales through strategic alliances. As Vice President of Business Development, Edmundson will play a key role in developing new markets for GeoEye’s EyeQ and other information services in the international, commercial and federal sectors.”

In the new role, Edmundson said, “I look forward to helping our customers extend their investments in the Company by aligning our industry-leading geospatial imagery, products and services with value-added solutions from our alliance and channel partners.”

As senior director of Global Business Development for Oracle’s Primavera Global Business Unit, Edmundson was responsible for driving top-line revenue growth through their global alliance partners. Prior to joining Oracle, he spent four years leading Global Business Development and Alliances for Primavera Systems, Inc., where he developed a key alliance with Oracle resulting in Primavera’s acquisition. Edmundson also served in the United States Air Force and led civil engineering functions.

Source: GeoEye