Spookfish Limited is pleased to advise of the appointment of Mr Simon Cope as an executive director of the company effective immediately.
The Board consider it appropriate for the Chief Technical Officer to be an Executive Director as the Company transitions from development of the Generation One camera system to commercial operations. Mr Michael von Bertouch resigns as a director of the Company and will continue as Strategic Operations Director of the operating subsidiary and an integral member of the executive team. The Company thanks Mr von Bertouch for his contribution and time as an executive director of the Board. The Company advises that there are no changes to the executive services agreements for Mr Cope or Mr von Bertouch.
Mr Simon Cope has over 20 years working in the geospatial imaging technology field, having performed a range of roles in early stage start-ups to multi-nationals including Chief Architect at Landgate, Western Australia’s primary source of land information and geographic data; Spatial Architect at Ajilon, a leading IT services consultancy; CTO at Nearmap Ltd; Chief Technologist at ERDAS LLC, a division of Swiss based Leica Geosystems; Founder of fotoMuse Pty Ltd which was acquired by Leica Geosystems; and Chief Software Architect at Earth Resource Mapping Ltd.
Mr Cope is a recognised senior technology leader with a proven track record in delivering market disrupting technologies and innovative products in the geospatial imagery sector from prototype stage through to large-scale commercial production.