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Executive Changes at The Library Corporation

Smart Libraries Newsletter [July 2016]


The Library Corporation has recently made changes in its executive team. Company co-founder Annette Harwood Murphy continues as President and Chief Executive Officer. Given the company's founding in 1974, Murphy ranks as the longest serving executive in the library automation industry. The company has made several promotions from within its ranks to fill other top executive positions.

Rich Jacobson was named in June 2016 as the company's new Chief Operating Officer, a newly defined position. Jacobson will oversee the daily operations of the company's operations of its Inwood, WV headquarters. He has been with the company since 2005 managing its inside sales processes.

John Burns, with The Library Corporation since 2000, was promoted to Vice President of Sales. He previously worked in the company as a sales development specialist. This position was previously held by Bradley Cole who left the company in January 2016.

Sherry Banks, with The Library Corporation since 1990, now serves as the Director if its Inwood Operations and will be responsible for several customer-oriented areas, including project management, implementation, and support.

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Publication Year:2016
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Smart Libraries Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 36 Number 07
Issue:July 2016
Publisher:ALA TechSource
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Company: The Library Corporation
Record Number:22247
Last Update:2023-09-23 23:27:53
Date Created:2017-02-15 10:35:23