OCLC, a worldwide library cooperative, has announced that Jack Blount has been named president and CEO, effective July 1. Previous to being named to this new position, Blount had been president and CEO of Alpha Bay Corporation, a global technologies and services provider in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Blount will be replacing Jay Jordan who is retiring.
Management solutions company Verify Brand has announced Nick Thielman has joined the company as director of global sales and market development. In this role, Thielman will be responsible for growing new customer development and providing support for current customers.
Previous to this position, Thielman was with Oracle Corporation for seven years where he worked most recently as a senior sales manager.