Huntsville, Alabama ó 12/10/2002 ó Sirsi Corporation, the leader in new-name sales of technology for libraries around the world*, announced today that Don McCall will be joining the organization as chief operating officer, effective January 2003. McCall will oversee a number of key business and strategic elements including customer support, product management, implementations and training, product development, and library products. McCall brings sound business acumen, emphasizing on operations management and results-oriented business innovations. He has more than 20 years experience in highly responsible leadership roles for well-respected businesses from Dunn & Bradstreet to T. Row Price.
"I am very confident that Don and his talented team will make a significant contribution to Sirsiís continued success," said Sirsi CEO Patrick Sommers. "Sirsi has a very solid strategy for capitalizing on market opportunities and serving our customers, while maintaining ease-of-use for the end-user. I believe that Don will provide the operational underpinning we need as a growing business in both size and scope."
McCall holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Missouri Western State College in St. Joseph, Missouri. He will be relocating to Huntsville, Alabama to work directly from Sirsi Corporationís headquarters. McCall will be reporting directly to Sommers.
Sirsi (www.sirsi.com) recognizes that today's librarians are on a mission to break down walls - barriers that limit the knowledge and resources accessible to library users. A partner with leading libraries around the globe since 1979, Sirsi provides software and services that assist libraries in breaking down walls, thereby promoting learning, empowerment, and opportunity for diverse user communities. Sirsi's portfolio of products and services includes the iBistro and iLink e-Library solutions, the Unicorn Library Management System, the Hyperion Digital Media Archive, and a full slate of services.