DES PLAINES, IL. – Feb. 18, 2002: Endeavor Information Systems announced Ralph Placzek has recently joined the company as Vice President of Finance and Administration.
Placzek comes to Endeavor from Webvan, an online grocery delivery service, where he served as the CFO and Vice President of its Chicagoland operations. In that position, Placzek was responsible for managing all finance, loss prevention and facility maintenance activities. Placzek has also held several high-level finance positions in other industries as well.
At Endeavor, Placzek holds responsibility for managing all aspects of the finance department. Placzek also supervises the administrative functions of Endeavor, including the facilities, human resources and IT departments.
"I'm especially pleased to join an industry leader like Endeavor," said Placzek. "The company's rapid growth and aggressive market share strategy will keep me busy, and I look forward to playing a major role in guiding its continued success."
"We are happy to have an experienced leader such as Ralph as a part of our senior management team," stated Jane Burke, Endeavor President and CEO. "He will help move things along smoothly internally so that we can continue to provide the highest level of service to our current and future Endeavor customers."
About Endeavor Information Systems
Endeavor Information Systems, based in Des Plaines, IL, was founded in September of 1994. Over 900 academic and research libraries of every size have chosen Endeavor's high performance Voyager integrated library system. Endeavor offers a complete line of library solutions for traditional and digital collections. Visit Endeavor at www.endinfosys.com for more information about Voyager, ENCompass, LinkFinderPlus, or careers at Endeavor.