Space Imaging, the world's leading provider of Earth imagery and related services, announced the appointment of Gene Colabatistto to president of Solutions. Colabatistto, president of SPOT Image Corporation of Chantilly, Va., will succeed Kass Green, current president of Solutions, on Sept. 3. Green will continue to serve in an executive role during a lengthy transition period and thereafter will assist Space Imaging with strategic planning.

Prior to SPOT Image, Colabatistto served as vice president of Information Systems at Veridian/Pacific-Sierra Research Corporation and was also a division director and a program manager at Pacific-Sierra Research. Colabatistto also served in the Marine Corps. He holds a bachelor of science degree in Aerospace Engineering, a master of science degree in Systems Management and a master of science in Electrical Engineering.