DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, November 3, 2005: Endeavor Information Systems, the leading provider of library management software, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Rose as Director of Sales – Eastern Region, effective immediately. In his new position, Rose will provide leadership and strategic direction for the Eastern Region sales operation.
"We are thrilled to add a talented individual like John with extensive experience in the library software industry to our team at Endeavor," said Roland Dietz, President and CEO at Endeavor. "John brings with him an excellent reputation and knowledge of consultative selling, account management, and new business development, in addition to his strong interpersonal and communication skills. Long-time Voyager customers and new Meridian users alike will benefit from the high level of service John and his team will provide."
Rose most recently held the title of Director, Eastern Region U.S. Sales at SIRSI/Dynix, where he supervised the efforts of eight sales representatives. Prior to this position, Rose was personally responsible for managing strategic accounts at Dynix. During his dozen years in the library software industry, Rose has also held positions of increasing responsibility with Ameritech Library Services and The Library Corporation.
"I am very excited about becoming a part of the Endeavor team," said Rose. "This company and its products enjoy a first-class reputation within the library software industry, including everything from its flagship ILS product Voyager to its powerful ENCompass digital library system to its new cutting-edge electronic resource management system, Endeavor Meridian. It will be my pleasure to bring my knowledge of the space and my experience in all areas of sales from initiation to closure to bear to continue Endeavor's rich heritage of innovation and service to its customers."
Rose is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Sciences.
Endeavor Information Systems
Endeavor Information Systems produces advanced library management systems for research and public librarians seeking to integrate ever-increasing electronic resources within their collections. Since 1994, Endeavor has pioneered library management systems by offering enhanced functionality coupled with intuitive interfaces that increase usability and efficiency. Its heritage of technological innovation and service to libraries as well as its significant financial strength as a wholly owned subsidiary of Elsevier combine to make Endeavor Information Systems an industry leader. Visit Endeavor at www.endinfosys.com for more information about Endeavor Meridian, Voyager, ENCompass or LinkFinderPlus.