HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph® Government Solutions (IGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Intergraph®, has announced the members of its board who will direct the organization's operations and future expansion.
IGS, the primary provider of Intergraph and Hexagon products and solutions to the U.S. government, was established as a result of the 2010 acquisition of Intergraph by Hexagon AB, a leading global measurement technology company headquartered in Sweden.
Lieutenant General Michael D. Maples, U.S. Army (Ret.) will serve as chairman of the IGS Board. As chairman, Maples will leverage nearly 40 years of military experience to provide strategic direction, oversight of operations, and compliance with U.S. Government requirements. Maples is a founding partner of Star Strategies Group, LLC. He served as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and commanded the Joint Functional Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JFCC-ISR) for the U.S. Strategic Command. Maples was awarded the National Intelligence Distinguished Service medal and he has received numerous military and foreign decorations.
In addition to General Maples, the IGS Board includes:
- W. Ralph Basham, who served in senior leadership positions at four of the eight operational components that now make up the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) over the course of his 38-year career in federal law enforcement. Most recently, Basham served as Commissioner of U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP). Prior to his work with CBP, Basham served as Director of the U.S. Secret Service (USSS). Additionally, Basham was named the first Chief of Staff for the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Basham is currently a member of the Command Consulting Group (CCG), an international advisory firm based in Washington, D.C.
- Asa Hutchinson was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the first Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Border and Transportation Security in January of 2003. Prior to his work with DHS, Hutchinson served three terms in Congress and was appointed Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) by President George W. Bush. He is currently senior partner of the Asa Hutchinson Law Group. His law practice is based in Rogers, Arkansas.
- Dr. Charles E. McQueary has a distinguished record as a technology, business, government and community leader. In 2003, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as the nation's first Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Science and Technology. President George W. Bush later appointed Dr. McQueary to serve as Director, Operational Test and Evaluation with the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). He has been honored with numerous professional awards including the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service (2009) and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Homeland Security Leadership Award (2006).
- Brigadier General Jack Pellicci, U.S. Army (Ret.) is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of IGS. Throughout his thirty-one year career in the U.S. Army, Pellicci served as an infantry officer and commanded at every level from platoon through brigade. He is a member of the board of directors of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and serves on the OGC's Executive Committee. He is a member of the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and serves on the board of directors of the National Defense University Foundation, the USO of Metropolitan Washington, and Skyline Software Systems. In February 2010, Pellicci was appointed by the Secretary of the Interior to a three-year term on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) to advise the federal government on efficient use of geospatial data and resources. Pellicci was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, the Bronze Star and a number of additional US military and foreign decorations.
"The members of the IGS Board bring extensive experience with the U.S. government and specifically within the DOD, intelligence and civil agencies. The IGS team looks forward to working with the Board to expand IGS' role in serving and protecting the security interests of the U.S. government," said Brig. Gen. Jack Pellicci, U.S. Army (Ret.), President and CEO, IGS. "Intergraph's geospatially powered solutions and IT services have supported missions of the U.S. DOD and Intelligence Community in peace and war for more than four decades, and the formation of IGS ensures that these agencies remain empowered with actionable information for fast and effective operational and emergency decision making."
About Intergraph Government Solutions
Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) provides geospatially powered solutions to the U.S. government and defense, intelligence, and security agencies. A wholly owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation, IGS builds on Intergraph's forty year history of providing the U.S. government with offerings built on open standards to organize vast amounts of data for fast, effective operational and emergency decision-making. IGS' solutions for anti-terrorism and force protection, enterprise information management, maintenance and installation management, cyber and border security, geospatial intelligence production and exploitation, and motion video exploitation provide actionable intelligence for situational awareness and mission success. For more information, visit www.intergraphgovsolutions.com.
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