Vancouver, BC, February 22, 2011--(T-Net)--OSI Geospatial Inc. (Toronto:OSI.TO) announced that, effective today, Mr. Ken Kirkpatrick has resigned as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors to pursue other opportunities. The Board of Directors has appointed Captain Walter P. Purio, who is currently a member of the Board of Directors, to serve as the interim President and Chief Executive Officer while the Board conducts a search for a new CEO.
"Captain Walter P. Purio has served on the Board of OSI Geospatial since January 1999, and we are pleased that he has agreed to take on this interim assignment," said Raymond Johnston, Chairman of the Board. "Capt. Purio has considerable knowledge of the Company and extensive experience in the maritime defence and security markets. We are confident that Walter will be successful in guiding the Company through this transition period."
Mr. Johnson noted: "Ken Kirkpatrick has been a valued member of the OSI Geospatial team, and, on behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank him for his efforts over the years and wish him success in his future endeavors."
About OSI Geospatial
OSI Geospatial Inc. delivers advanced geospatial systems and software that enable shared real-time situational awareness for military, safety and security applications. Our products and services enable our customers to integrate and visualize live data with any combination of sensor data, imagery, maps and charts. This capability provides our customers with enhanced operational performance, safety and security through shared real-time situational awareness. OSI Geospatial systems and software are in use by military, government, and commercial customers around the world. The Company is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. For additional information please visit www.osigeospatial.com.
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