ATG People in the News 4/24/17

by | Apr 24, 2017 | 0 comments

ALA News reports that “the Library Leadership and Management Association announced today that Lynn Hoffman has been elected as the new president-elect. She is the director of operations for the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Hoffman will begin her term as president-elect in June 2017, and will become LLAMA president in 2018.

Also elected was Scott Muir as director-at-large, a new office supporting LLAMA’s reorganization.  Muir is associate provost, Library Information Services, at Rowan University, in Glassboro, New Jersey

Muir will begin his two-year term in June 2017.”


Library Technology Guides reports that “digital preservation specialist Preservica today announced the appointment of Paul Allman to the board as CFO.

Allman joins with several years’ experience in public and PE-backed high growth technology businesses, across Silicon Valley, Europe and the UK, most recently with TraceOne, suppliers to the world’s leading retailers. Allman’s focus is to build the right financing, legal and operational structures to support company growth during a time when increased compliance and regulation is driving the long-term digital preservation of corporate files and records up the management agenda…

Having secured £3 million (approximately $3.8 million) in growth funding from Mobeus Equity Partners, Preservica is already in use at nearly 120 corporate and public sector organizations world-wide, including the Associated Press (AP), HSBC, British Telecom, Lloyds, Unilever and Transport for London (TfL)

The value of safeguarding digital information spans every sector and has significant benefits. HSBC uses its rich repository of digital material to enhance the value of its 150-year+ old brand and to protect vital corporate records.

The Preservica User Group this month saw a doubling of numbers from last year with representatives from 14 countries. Speakers included Unilever (protecting its rich heritage of brands and logos) and Yale University (preserving over 1 PB of unique digital material including 4,400 Holocaust witness testimonials among other historic documents).


Ingram Content Group today announced an associate promotion in Tennessee, as well as a new associate to the company in New York.

Nick Yates has been promoted to Manager, Operations Analysis, for Ingram Content Group, in Greater Nashville, Tenn. Previously, Nick was a Manager in Logistics for the company.

Christy Johnson has joined Ingram as a Client Relations Manager for Ingram Academic Services in New York.

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