HOUSTON (Aug. 31, 2006) - Stewart Geo Technologies has named William J. Shook as its president and chief executive officer.
Former president and CEO Kas Ebrahim will manage further development and marketing of the Stewart re-source Web portal.
Shook has more than 20 years of experience in the mapping industry, most recently serving as territory expansion manager of Digital Map Products. He has worked to deliver customized GIS, orthophotogrammetric and orthorectified mapping solutions to a number of customer segments ranging from federal, state and local governments to aerospace and manufacturing.
"Bill's mapping industry expertise and broad-based business experience has well-prepared him for working with Stewart Geo Technologies," said Don O'Neill, Stewart REI group president. "We will be redesigning this subsidiary's business model to more closely integrate its mapping capabilities with Stewart's other real estate information subsidiaries including GlobeXplorer®, AirPhotoUSA® and REIData Inc."
Shook earned his bachelor of science degree in computer science from the University of North Carolina and a masters degree in business administration from the American Graduate School of International Management - the Thunderbird School - in Phoenix, Ariz.
About Stewart Geo Technologies
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Stewart Geo Technologies specializes in providing geospatial solutions including: geo-data capture and analysis, GIS application development and consulting, data integration and Web publishing.
Stewart Geo Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a technology-driven, strategically competitive, real estate information and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries through more than 9,000 policy-issuing offices and agencies in the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, mortgage default management solutions, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at www.stewart.com.