POMONA, CA. - January 11, 2010 - Auto-Graphics, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGR), a technology innovator providing library automation solutions for 40 years, today announced that Marcus (Marc) Roberson is joining the company as North American sales director. In this role, Roberson will be responsible for developing, managing and expanding sales initiatives across the entire AGent library automation platform. The industry veteran brings to Auto-Graphics three decades of focused technology experience coupled with a deep understanding of and commitment to the library industry.
"I am pleased and excited to have been asked to join the management of Auto-Graphics. The company has an outstanding track record of service to libraries, and has provided me with an opportunity to become part of a trusted company. I believe in the products, management and direction of the company and look forward to building our team to take Auto-Graphics to the next level," said Marc Roberson, North American sales director at Auto-Graphics.
Prior to joining Auto-Graphics, Roberson spent two years with LibLime, acting as the vice president of library partners, where he was responsible for building and maintaining client relationships and identifying opportunities to provide long-term software solutions for libraries. Preceding his position at Liblime, Roberson held several roles as vice president at SirsiDynix, all which were focused on sales territory and customer relationship management, as well as developing strategies to promote sales of new software.
"Auto-Graphics is pleased to present Marc Roberson as North American sales director, bringingsignificant experience at the management, process and direct sales execution level to the team," said Albert Flores, vice president of sales at Auto-Graphics. "The addition of Marc to the team furthers our strategic plans to expand our offering to better meet the needs of larger and more complex libraries seeking alternatives to their current library automation solution."
Marc Roberson will be attending the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts from January 15-18, 2010 and will be available during show hours at booth #1513.
About Auto-Graphics, Inc.
Founded in 1950, Auto-Graphics has been a technology innovator for more than five decades, providing data automation solutions to customers across multiple industries. For over 40 years, Auto-Graphics has helped libraries of all sizes become more efficient and patron-centric. The AGent integrated product suite - currently used by more than 6,000 libraries in North America - is comprised of AGent Iluminar a next generation patron user interface; AGent VERSO a complete integrated library system; AGent Resource Sharing a robust interlibrary loan and consortial borrowing solution; and AGent Search a powerful federated search application. AGent products are standards-compliant, built with an open systems architecture and are available via the Software as a Service (SaaS) hosted delivery model. For more information, please visit www.auto-graphics.com.