Ex Libris announced today the hiring of Sara Johnson to fill the newly created position of Manager of Project Planning. Sara has over 20 years of experience in the library automation field, having previously worked at CARL Inc. as the Chief Operating Officer and previous to that position as the Director of Business Planning and Director of Planning and Implementation. She also worked at CLSI in a variety of product management and development roles. Most recently, she earned certification as a Project Management Professional, a certificate in Management of Technology, and is completing her MBA.
“Sara brings a great deal of expertise to our organization within an area which we think will greatly benefit our present and future customers” said Carl Grant, President of Ex Libris (USA) Inc., “as we continue our planned balanced approach to resource allocation, Sara will help us to carefully monitor our resource planning and overall project management -- areas of considerable complexity given our rapid growth. Sara will be an important and outstanding addition to our team”
“I joined Ex Libris because it is a dynamic organization with unsurpassed technology solutions.” said Sara “and their phenomenal growth over the past year is a clear indication that the company overall has an open and forward thinking environment which promotes collaboration with their customers as well as overall customer satisfaction which is very important to me.”
Sara will start her new responsibilities, in the Chicago office, on September 9, 2002.
About Ex Libris
Ex Libris is a leading worldwide developer of high-performance applications for libraries, information centers, and researchers. A multinational company, Ex Libris has offices around the world. ALEPH, the Ex Libris integrated library solution, has been installed at over 700 sites in 50 countries.
Other Ex Libris software products include MetaLib, an information portal for library collections that provides libraries, institutions, and consortia with a standardized user interface; SFX, a context-sensitive linking solution for heterogeneous electronic resources in the scholarly information environment; and DigiTool, a solution for constructing digital collections as components of an overall digital strategy.