November 15, 2006
Former NICE and Oracle executive to head marketing for the leading-edge Ex Libris library software solutions
Jerusalem, Israel—November 15, 2006. The Ex Libris Group™ is pleased to welcome Nancy Dushkin as vice president of marketing, responsible for corporate marketing and product management of the Ex Libris suite of advanced systems and services for libraries and their patrons.
Ms. Dushkin brings over 20 years of technology experience in leading efforts to define product requirements, understanding and responding to market trends, turning concepts into products, and launching products to market. Ms. Dushkin comes to Ex Libris from NICE Systems, where her last position was vice president of strategic planning and business operations. Prior to NICE, she held senior executive positions at Oracle Corporation and ReachCast Corporation.
We are delighted to welcome Nancy to Ex Libris, commented Matti Shem Tov, president and CEO. There is no doubt that her competence, unique skills, and vast experience fit perfectly into the creative, motivated development environment at Ex Libris and will help us best meet current and future challenges. As VP marketing, Nancy will respond to the rapidly changing market needs and technologies, enhancing our strength in developing timely best-of-breed systems and services.
I am thrilled to be part of this successful, dynamic organization, said Ms. Dushkin. Ex Libris is a leader in library solutions, with an impressive installed base that includes most of the top universities worldwide. I am looking forward to meeting our customers and working to deliver solutions for the next generation of library information needs.
About Ex Libris:
Ex Libris is a leading worldwide developer and provider of high-performance applications for libraries, information centers, and researchers, with installations in 64 countries. ALEPH® 500, the Ex Libris integrated library solution, has been installed at over 1700 sites worldwide. The MetaLib® gateway and metasearch system for library collections and SFX®, the context-sensitive linking solution for heterogeneous electronic resources in the scholarly information environment, have collectively been purchased by over 1000 institutions in 40 countries. The DigiTool® solution for the construction of digital collections and the Verde® electronic resource management (ERM) system have been warmly adopted by customers worldwide. Primo®, the newest addition to the Ex Libris product suite, is the companys next-generation, user-centric discovery and delivery solution.