Washington, D.C. 20549







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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 30, 2012




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Delaware   001-34299   31-1420852

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Longmont, Colorado 80503

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On May 30, 2012, the Company announced that it has appointed Bert Turner as its new Senior Vice President of Sales effective June 1, 2012. Mr. Turner brings 16 years of corporate sales leadership to the Company with a unique set of skills well suited to helping scale sales organization and processes, and integrating future acquisitions. Most recently, Mr. Turner served as Vice President of America Sales, Strategy & Analysis, and Supply Chain with IHS, a leading global source of information and insight in energy, economics, geopolitical risk, environmental sustainability and supply chain management. At IHS, he managed a sales force operating across five separate industries, including energy, metals & mining, automotive, technology and manufacturing. Mr. Turner’s experience spans both government and commercial accounts in the United States and internationally, including developing markets in the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. He also led sales due diligence and integration initiatives for numerous acquisitions.

Also, on May 30, 2012, DigitalGlobe announced that Rafay Khan, Senior Vice President of Commercial Sales, will be leaving the Company effective this date.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: May 30, 2012     By:  


      Yancey L. Spruill
      Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer