Cambridge Information Group Names New Executive Officers

Dec 10, 2004

Robert N. Snyder, chairman of Cambridge Information Group, Inc., has announced the promotion of James P. McGinty to vice-chairman of the Cambridge Information Group and the promotion of Andrew M. Snyder to president of the Cambridge Information Group.

McGinty will be responsible for overall strategic planning, executive development, and exploring opportunities in overseas markets. He will also continue to direct the RefWorks joint venture. McGinty has been president of the Cambridge Information Group for four years, after spending eight years as president of its CSA division.

Andrew Snyder, currently EVP of the Cambridge Information Group, will succeed McGinty as president. He will be responsible for the activities of all Cambridge Information Group operating units. Snyder joined the Cambridge Information Group in 2003, before which he was VP in the Principal Investment Area of Goldman Sachs where he focused on investments in media, information, and business services industries.

The Cambridge Information Group is a privately owned group of companies in information services, bibliographic publishing and education. Its operating companies include RR Bowker, publisher of Books in Print and provider of bibliographic data and services to the libraries, publishers, and retailers worldwide, and CSA, a publisher of bibliographic databases and print journals used by research institutions. It also owns the Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, and is a partner in RefWorks, the Web-based bibliographic management service.