exactEarth announces significant additions to its Sales and Product Management teams.

Cambridge, ON- February 28, 2011— exactEarth is proud to announce that Peggy Browning has been appointed  Senior Director, Maritime Products and Simon Chesworth has been named Regional Sales Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With over 30 years of industry experience between them in AIS and Maritime Surveillance , both Peggy and Simon bring a wealth of experience  to exactEarth.

 

Peggy is an internationally recognized AIS technical expert through her work at L3 Communications where she led the technology and market development for its AIS product range since its inception. Peggy is also heavily involved in defining and evolving AIS standards through various technical standards bodies such as CIRM, IALA and IEC. Simon’s experience in Maritime Surveillance was built up during his eight years as Sales Director for MDA Geospatial Services. In that role, he was responsible for providing Radarsat based solutions to many government agencies in both the defence and maritime sectors. Simon also spent four years as Senior Account Executive with NAVTEQ, responsible for managing partners, clients and resellers in various markets including GIS, government defence, resource management and maritime navigation markets.

 

 

 

About exactEarth Ltd.

Based in Cambridge, ON, exactEarth Ltd. is a data services company that leverages advanced microsatellite technology to deliver monitoring solutions characterized by high performance, reliability, security, and simplicity. exactEarth’s service, exactAIS™, is a global vessel tracking and monitoring system based on world leading space-based advanced AIS detection technology.  For more information, visit our new website at www.exactearth.com.

 

Contact information

 

Gary Calhoun
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +1 519-622-2300 ext. 2826
gt.calhoun@comdev.ca

Peter Mabson
President, exactEarth Ltd.
Tel: +1 519-622-2300 ext. 4800
peter.mabson@exactEarth.com
 

Jeff Codispodi
The Equicom Group
Tel: +1 416-815-0700 ext. 261
jcodispodi@equicomgroup.com

This news release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from results indicated in any forward-looking statements. COM DEV International ("the Company") cautions that, among other things, in view of the rapid changes in communications markets and technologies, and other risks including the cost and market acceptance of the company's new products, the level of individual customer procurements and competitive product offerings and pricing, and general economic circumstances, the Company's business prospects may be materially different from forward-looking statements made by the Company. The exactEarth logos and the words exactEarth and exactAIS are trademarks and the property of exactEarth Ltd. The triangular logo and the word COM DEV are each registered trademarks and the property of COM DEV Ltd. All rights reserved.