People in the News 11/29/12

Ingram Content Group today announced the appointment and promotion of two executives to Ingram’s fast-growing library services business.

Dan Sheehan, has been promoted, and has assumed the role of Vice President & General Manager of Ingram’s library services group. Pamela Smith will join Ingram on December 3, 2012 as the Vice President of Global Sales for the library business.

Mr. Sheehan assumed the role of Vice President & General Manager of Ingram’s library group in September, and brings nine years of experience at Ingram to his new role.  Most recently, Dan served as the Vice President of Sales for Ingram Book Company as well as the Vice President & General Manager of Ingram Periodicals.  Dan will continue in his role with Ingram Periodicals.

Pamela Smith will join Ingram as Vice President of Global Sales for the library group. Pamela was most recently a Senior Vice President at Follett Corporation. During her time there, she was responsible for both Follett Library Resources and BWI brands.  She began her library career at Baker & Taylor and also spent time at Ingram Library Services.  In her new role, she will have responsibility for Ingram Public, K-12 and Academic sales teams.

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