Martin Ehrhardt Joins ERDAS as Vice President, EMEA

Norcross, GA — ERDAS Inc. is pleased to announce that Martin Ehrhardt recently joined the management team as Vice President, EMEA, where he will lead the sales staff and overall business operation of ERDAS in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Ehrhardt comes to ERDAS from Definiens in Munich where he has served in executive roles since January of 2003. Most recently, he served as VP of the Remote Sensing Business Unit. Prior to Definiens, Ehrhardt spent more than 7 years at Autodesk in Germany, where he led a 20-person team as the Head of Strategic Account Sales for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Ehrhardt began his sales career 20 years ago in the CAD/CAM/EDM business with Computervision/Prime.  He later focused more on the AEC/GIS and Remote sensing business at Autodesk and Definiens.  Through these diverse experiences, Ehrhardt has a deep understanding of the geospatial industry in EMEA. Additionally, he has a broad background in developing and managing sales distribution channels as the primary method of reaching customers.

“Martin brings a wealth of experience in the geospatial industry in EMEA, having called on or sold to many of the same organizations that ERDAS counts as customers,” said Joel Campbell, President, ERDAS. “I am excited to have someone as experienced and well respected as Martin join our team.”

Martin Ehrhardt holds a Diploma Degree in Business Administration and Engineering from the Munich University of Applied Sciences.

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