Norcross, USA, August 27, 2007: With the recent acquisition of Earth Resource Mapping (ER Mapper), Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announced that Guy Perkins, former CEO, will join the executive management team as Vice President, Global Services.
The acquisition further enhances Leica Geosystems’ enterprise delivery capabilities with geospatial image processing tools for preparing, managing, compressing and deploying imagery. Perkins will assist Leica Geosystems’ in the development of integrating services for vertical markets and the overall deployment of enterprise solutions.
With over 20 years of experience, Perkins has extensive knowledge in the geospatial industry. Perkins has held various positions with ESRI in South Asia and Australia, including Project and Training Manager, Technical Director and Australia Managing Director. Perkins has also worked for PSMA Australia and MapInfo. Joining ER Mapper as Vice President – Asia Pacific in 2004, Perkins was later appointed CEO of the company.
“Guy brings extensive industry knowledge in the development of enterprise solutions and expertise in the rapid delivery of imagery over the web” said Bob Morris, President and CEO, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging.
“By integrating ER Mapper’s robust image compression and serving capabilities with Leica Geosystems’ technology, we will develop the most comprehensive solutions to meet a broad spectrum of business needs”noted Guy Perkins.