DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, March 26, 1999 -- Endeavor Information Systems Incorporated announced today that it has officially opened it's UK Sales and Service office in Brentwood, Essex, United Kingdom.
The office will provide a sales presence, product support, training and implementation support to Endeavor's European customers and prospects. Ken Chad, European Account Manager, will head Endeavor's sales efforts. Ken has over 12 years of experience in the library automation industry. Previously he worked for Innovative Interfaces as their European Sales Executive. "We're extremely excited about the opportunities in Europe. Ken Chad brings to Endeavor a great deal of library expertise and knowledge of the European market" states Donald J. Reilly, Endeavor's Director of International Sales.
Laurie Edmonds, European Support Coordinator, is a long-time library professional and systems librarian, who will work closely with our existing European and Scandinavian accounts along with supporting training and implementation efforts for our new customers. "Laurie's position represents a commitment to pro-active, hands-on customer service that has become an Endeavor trademark", says Reilly. "We have been looking for some time to find someone with the library background, the practical technical knowledge and the management skills to step into this key role."
"Together, Laurie and Ken bring a nice balance to our European presence. Both are professional librarians, have worked in libraries and both have a long tenure in the industry. And yet, they both bring different strengths and understanding to their respective positions" adds Reilly.
Based in Des Plaines, Illinois, Endeavor Information Systems Incorporated is an employee-owned information technology company formed in September, 1994. Over 360 academic and research libraries of every size have chosen Endeavor's high performance library system. For more information, come to our website at http://www.endinfosys.com