July 23, 1999 (Denver)--CARL Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Johnson to the office of Chief Operating Officer. The 20 year veteran of library automation will assume responsibility for business, finance, and administrative functions within the company.
"Sara Johnson is a strong manager, and is gifted in planning and organization," said CARL Corporation CEO June Garcia. "She has proven to be invaluable in planning and resource management for this company. I am happy to recognize these contributions, and I am confident that she will be a strong operational leader for CARL Corporation."
Johnson joined CARL Corporation in August 1993 as Director of Corporate Planning. In addition to her planning responsibilities, she served as project director for the implementation of the CARL System at Chicago Public Library and Los Angeles Public Library, and headed the client support and implementation groups.
Prior to joining CARL Corporation, Johnson held managerial and technical positions in marketing and product development at CLSI, Inc. for over fourteen years. Johnson's experience in library systems marketing at CLSI spanned nine years and included strategic planning, product management, product support and sales support. She also served in programming and project leader positions within CLSI's product development group for five years. Johnson holds a degree from Bennington College.
CARL Corporation (www.carl.org), based in Denver, Colorado, is a leading developer of technology solutions for libraries. Over 1,000 libraries, serving 15 million library users, have selected CARL systems and products. CARL Corporation's systems and products for libraries include: the CARL Information Management and Delivery System (IMDS), the UnCover online article database, Kid's Catalog, Everybody's Catalog, CARLweb, and Dialog@CARL.