Pomona, CA: Auto-Graphics, Inc. (Pink Sheets: AUGR) reported today that Patrick T. Bergamasco, the Company's CEO, has left the Company to pursue other interests.
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Paul R. Cope, the Company's Chief Technology Officer, has been appointed President replacing Mr. Bergamasco effective immediately. Mr. Cope, who is the son of Robert S. Cope, Chairman of the Board and founder of Auto-Graphics, Inc., has been with the Company for nearly 30 years and served in many different capacities including CTO, General Manager for the Publishing Division, Product Marketing Manager for the development of our XML products and Production Manager. Mr. Cope has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Masters degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic University, Pomona. In addition, he has done extended education studies on information retrieval technology at the University of Massachusetts Center for Information Retrieval (CIIR). He is also a founding member of the NISO Metasearch Committee, and sits on many standards committee and working groups.
Auto-Graphics provides applications software and Web hosting services to clients who create, manage, publish and access information using the Internet.