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FRANK HERMES NAMED OCLC VICE PRESIDENT,
MARKETING AND PLANNING
DUBLIN, Ohio, June 25, 1999--Frank Hermes has been named Vice President,
Marketing and Planning, by Jay Jordan, President and Chief Executive
Officer, OCLC. He will join OCLC on July 1.
"Frank Hermes brings to OCLC an extensive background in global marketing and
strategic planning in the information industry," said Mr. Jordan. "He is a
seasoned leader and team-builder. At OCLC, his primary role will be to help
us better connect our strategies with the current and future needs of
"In working with OCLC as a consultant for the past nine months, I've been
impressed by the quality of the OCLC team as well as the number of
opportunities to provide value-added services," said Mr. Hermes.
Most recently, Mr. Hermes was Principal, Hermes Associates, a consulting
firm in information services and technology based in Sudbury, Massachusetts.
>From 1995 to 1997, he was Vice President and General Manager, One Source
Information Services, a Web-based provider of information services to
professionals. From 1984 to 1994, he was Senior Vice President, Stand &
Poor's Corporation, responsible for worldwide sales and marketing. From
1973 to 1984, he was Vice President, Citicorp. From 1969 to 1973, he was a
marketing representative with IBM Corporation.
Mr. Hermes received a bachelor's degree in economics from Dartmouth College
and a master of business administration degree in marketing from the Wharton
School, University of Pennsylvania.
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