IPSWICH, Mass. — February 16, 2016 — In a move that will help meet the needs of its customers in Australia and New Zealand, EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has appointed Arno Roosink as Director of Serial Subscription Sales, Australia and New Zealand. He will report to the Vice President of Sales, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia Tim Colvey.
Roosink has worked in EBSCO’s Serials Subscription Division for 12 years, most recently as field sales manager for the academic, government, public library and school market. He has previously held positions in the library, banking and insurance industries in the Netherlands. Roosink brings marketing qualifications to his new role as well as a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the importance of outstanding service, financial stability and minimising the risk in the serials marketplace.
Colvey lauds the experience and skills that Roosink brings to the position. “We believe our customers feel a sense of security through dealing with a stable team and they appreciate the disciplined approach EBSCO has taken on their behalf. Arno brings an unparalleled amount of direct experience and knowledge of the subscription business to the information industry.”
He adds that “Arno is highly motivated to not only retain the leading position of EBSCO as a subscription agent in Australia and New Zealand, but also to work closely with our valued customers to ensure that our services meet their evolving needs.”
Roosink says he is ready to meet the challenges of his new position and work to help customers. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity of developing the best outcomes for our customers. Given the recent significant challenges facing the information industry, I believe our customers very much value working with an agency committed to the principals of conservative fiscal responsibility and top-notch customer service and who is investing in new technologies for the future. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to provide this through EBSCO.”
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 8,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 800,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.
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