Mark T.J. Carden (1958) has joined OCLC PICA as the new Director of Sales.
Mark was previously with SirsiDynix, where he has been General Manager and Vice President for the EMEA region since 2002. Previously, Mark worked as a successful Sales Director and Vice President at Innovative Interfaces, another library software vendor, which shows his considerable experience in our market. Mark has worked in the software, consulting and project management field for over 25 years, at Accenture, Barclays and other companies. He studied at Oxford University.
"I am very pleased that at this important moment for our organisation, we have filled the vacancy of Director of Sales with a person as qualified as Mark Carden," said Rein van Charldorp, OCLC PICA Managing Director.
"With its long tradition of service to libraries and the recent acquisitions, OCLC PICA is now superbly positioned to provide a full range of outstanding products and services to libraries and other organisations worldwide," Mark said. "I am delighted to be joining the company at such an interesting time in its history."
Mark Carden will use the Birmingham office of OCLC PICA as his base, but will be frequently visiting all of the company's market areas.