(Carlsbad, CA - March 10, 2003) EOS International announced today the appointment of former Microsoft executive, Salvatore Provenza, as Director of Sales and Marketing for the Americas and Asia Pacific Regions. Mr. Provenzas' appointment expands EOS International's executive team and will drive the company's international growth, while strengthening the U.S. sales program of their library automation and knowledge management software solutions.
Provenza brings over 20 years of extensive sales and marketing management experience to EOS International. In addition to his previous position at Microsoft as Regional Director for Africa, India and the Middle East, he also held key management positions at AT&T Corporation, as Director of Global Sales and Marketing, NCR Corporation, as Managing Director of NCR's Caribbean Operations, Galileo International, as Director of Global Sales and Marketing and most recently, Vice President and General Manager for CAIS Internet's software subsidiary, CAIS Software Solutions.
Mr. Provenza graduated with honors from Wright State University and completed his graduate program in international management from the University of California, Berkeley.
"EOS e-Library Services nearly tripled in 2002 and we clearly needed to bring a concentrated focus to our sales team," said Tony Saadat, CEO EOS International. "As we strive to meet the growing demand for hosted EOS e-Library Services, this appointment will solidify our marketing efforts and help us sell more effectively into other markets."
"Salvatore is a natural choice to lead our sales and marketing expansion and I expect his leadership to drive our sales growth in North America, Asia-Pacific and Latin American markets," said Scot Cheatham, President and Chairman of EOS International. "I couldn't be more pleased that Mr. Provenza saw our potential in these markets and chose to join us."
EOS International is a leading global library information management software and service provider with a client base of over 5000 special libraries. A client-driven company nominated for a Computerworld Smithsonian award, EOS library automation software products (EOS Q-Series(tm), EOS GLAS(r), and hosted, EOS e-Library Services(tm)) serve the stringent knowledge management needs of corporate, legal, medical, government and special libraries of all sizes. EOS International can be found online at www.eosintl.com.