According to GalleyCat “Demos Parneros has been named chief operating officer of Barnes & Noble.
In his new role, which is effective immediately, Parneros will work on all of the company’s businesses including everything from store operations and merchandising to e-commerce and real estate. He will report to Len Riggio, chairman and CEO of Barnes & Noble.
Parneros comes to the bookseller from Staples, where he had served as president of North American Stores & Online. He has 30 years of of retail management leadership experience. He began his career at Staples as general manager of the chain’s first New York City store in 1987 and rose through the ranks to lead a team of 50,000 associates…
Parneros holds a Bachelor’s degree in management from New York University and graduated from Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.”
- Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, National Library of Medicine Director, Launches “NLM Musings from the Mezzanine” Blog
Citing the National Library of Medicine Tech Bulletin infoDOCKET notes that “on November 14, 2016, National Library of Medicine Director, Dr. Patricia F. Brennan, launched her new blog: “NLM Musings from the Mezzanine.”
Dr. Brennan will share her impressions as the new Director of the world’s largest biomedical library, the U.S. National Library of Medicine, and she invites you share your views.”
According to KnowledgeSpeak “Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, has announced that Vin Caraher has accepted a position to be a non-executive member of its Board of Directors and will step down from his position as CEO effective January 1, 2017. He will be succeeded by Jay Nadler who is also joining the board of the company…”