Emeryville, CA—Innovative announced today several promotions among its executive team in the company's Emeryville, CA and Dublin, Ireland offices. The group represents over 75 years of cumulative experience in libraries and the library technology industry. The new positions are as follows:
- Bill Schickling, Executive Vice President
- Leif Pedersen, Executive Vice President
- Hilary Newman, Senior Vice President, Library Success
- Brenda Duffy, Vice President, Global Controller
- Aaron Terrell, Vice President, Engineering and IT
"At Innovative we are committed to library success," says Bert Winemiller, President. "These individuals have demonstrated outstanding leadership for creating a culture of library success, employee success, and product leadership. Their promotions are well-deserved because each of them has shown a deep understanding of the needs of our library partners and the dedication to help them reach their goals. In particular, our executive team's diverse, international background is a strength that will enhance Innovative's ability to meet the needs of libraries in all of the 66 countries we serve. I am excited about these appointments, which will help us keep our momentum as a company and help us deliver on the promises we make to our customers."
Innovative (www.iii.com) partners with thousands of libraries of all types to help them achieve success. Serving libraries in 66 countries, the company provides complete library automation solutions that include mobile access, digital asset management, resource sharing, discovery, and reporting tools. Innovative's staff includes nearly 350 library and technology experts, with more than 100 degreed librarians, who stay in close contact with customers through formal development partnerships and conversations at Innovative User Group meetings on four continents. The company is headquartered in Emeryville, California with offices in Syracuse, NY; Blacksburg, VA; Dublin, Ireland and beyond.