Des Plaines, IL, September 1, 2006. Endeavor Information Systems (www.endinfosys.com), one of the leading global providers of library management software, today announced Mike Dicus' promotion to the position of Voyager? product manager. Voyager is the company's flagship integrated library system (ILS).
"Mike Dicus is a strategic addition to our product management team and will play a vital role in the future success of our organization," said Roland Dietz, president and CEO at Endeavor Information Systems.
An Endeavor employee since 2001, Dicus joins the company's product management department after distinguishing himself in a variety of roles.
Previously, he spent more than 15 years working in a series of increasingly responsible positions in both public and university libraries, serving as an assistant, associate and reference librarian, as well as a library director. Dicus spent almost two years as academic advisor at the College of Business Administration at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Beginning his career at Endeavor as a training consultant, Dicus has also served as a product specialist and sales manager, focused on educating Endeavor customers and prospects about Voyager, as well as the company's Meridian ERM solution and Analyzer reporting module.
"In this role, I look forward to strengthening relationships with existing Voyager customers, while also promoting the software's diverse capabilities at industry tradeshows, panel discussions and online seminars," said Dicus.
Dicus also anticipates a proactive relationship with the members of several customer groups and committees that provide Endeavor with valuable feedback regarding their interaction and experience with Voyager.
Dicus holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Eastern Illinois University, a Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Dicus is currently based at Endeavor's headquarters in Des Plaines, IL.
About 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.
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