HERNDON, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, has appointed Andy Dougherty vice president of Federal Information Services, Business Development. Dougherty joined GeoEye on May 6, 2011 and is based at the Company's headquarters in Herndon, Va.
Chris Tully, GeoEye's senior vice president of Sales, commented, "We are adding federal sales leadership to drive broader adoption of our online access and analytics solutions across the Department of Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security, and federal civil communities. Andy brings a wealth of expertise to GeoEye, and we will rely on him to build on strategic relationships we have with existing customers and the many customers we added across the U.S. government with our acquisition of SPADAC. His end-to-end solutions approach will enhance and expand our product and services."
Dougherty retired from the United States Navy in 2001. From 2001 to 2008, Dougherty held various executive management positions including president of the Intelligence Defense Solutions group for 3001, Inc. Following Northrop Grumman's acquisition of the company in 2008, he led business development as part of their Integrated Intelligence Systems group. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Marketing and Spanish from LaSalle University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Program Management from the University of Michigan.
GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts who need a clear understanding of our changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy and online media rely on GeoEye's imagery, tools and expertise to support important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in high-resolution satellite imagery, GeoEye has evolved into a complete provider of geospatial intelligence solutions. GeoEye's ability to collect, process and analyze massive amounts of geospatial data allows our customers to quickly see precise changes on the ground and anticipate where events may occur in the future. GeoEye is a public company listed on NASDAQ as GEOY and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia with more than 700 employees worldwide. Learn more at www.geoeye.com.
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