Four new appointments.

Orbital Imaging Corporation (ORBIMAGE) has restructured its corporate management. Lt.General (Ret.) James A. Abrahamson, a member of the ORBIMAGE board of directors since 1998, was named chairman of the board. Gilbert D. Rye, who was promoted from president and CEO to vice chairman, will work with Abrahamson on strategic initiatives for the company. Matthew O'Connell, general counsel and chief operating officer of Crest Communications Holdings, New York City, was named acting president and CEO. Armand A. Mancini was promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer.