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OCLC Staff Promotions Announced

Press Release: OCLC [June 10, 1994]

Copyright (c) 1994 OCLC

Abstract: Richard Hale has been promoted to director of the OCLC quality assurance division. Terry Noreault has been named director of OCLC research and special projects. Thom Hickey has been promoted to OCLC chief scientist. Mike Teets has been named manager of OCLC reference services development.


DUBLIN, Ohio, June 10, 1994--Several OCLC staff promotions were announced recently by K. Wayne Smith, OCLC president and CEO.

Richard Hale has been promoted to director of the OCLC quality assurance division. Mr. Hale was formerly manager of the quality assurance department. He began his career at OCLC in January 1985 as a programmer/analyst in the office of research.

Terry Noreault has been named director of OCLC research and special projects. Dr. Noreault was formerly director of the OCLC reference services development division. He came to OCLC in 1985 as a visiting distinguished scholar and returned later that year as OCLC senior research scientist.

Thom Hickey has been promoted to OCLC chief scientist. He was formerly OCLC consulting scientist. Dr. Hickey came to OCLC in the spring of 1977 as a systems analyst and was one of the original members of the research department formed that summer.

Mike Teets has been named manager of OCLC reference services development. He was formerly OCLC online systems section manager. Mr. Teets came to OCLC as a research assistant in 1986 while attending Ohio State University. After receiving a degree in computer information science later that year, he was hired as a programmer and has worked exclusively on OCLC reference products since then.

OCLC is a nonprofit computer library service and research organization whose computer network and services link more than 18,000 libraries in 52 countries and territories.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: Nita Dean (614) 761-5002

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Publication Year:1994
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 10, 1994
Publisher:OCLC
Company: OCLC
Subject: Executive appointments
Record Number:19315
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