Richard Wiegmann Joins VertiGIS as President and CEO
The Board of Directors for VertiGIS, a world-leading Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software and solutions provider, appointed Richard Wiegmann as President and CEO, effective August 1, 2019. VertiGIS is comprised of Esri Platinum Partners AED-SICAD, Geocom Informatik and Latitude Geographics (Geocortex) in addition to AED-SYNERGIS, Dynamic Design and SynerGIS GIS & FM.
Wiegmann, 49, lives with his family near Frankfurt. He brings extensive executive experience in software and services to the operational management of VertiGIS and was one of the company’s original board members. Previously, he was CEO and Chief Commercial Officer of Sabre Hospitality Solutions, which in 2016 acquired Trust - International Hotel Reservation Services.
"I’m excited to join the team at VertiGIS, and see so much potential for us in the GIS market and beyond," Wiegmann said.
"By bringing together major GIS companies, we can leverage the expertise of our employees and the strong cooperation of partners like Esri to provide our customers the best-in-market solutions for their businesses, and ensure they offer long-term stability and planning security."
VertiGIS‘ product portfolio is used by more than 12,000 users in private sector companies and government agencies. Current product brands include UT for ArcGIS®, the 3A product line, Geocortex®, GEONIS, ConnectMaster™, GeoOffice, WebOffice and ProOffice.
"I look forward to further developing our existing products and services with a great team, and bringing new ideas together in this highly interesting growth market," Wiegmann added.