Peopleware: Content Industry Staffing News for the Week of September 12, 2011

Sep 13, 2011

Free Pint Limited, the leading global provider of publications and resources serving the information industry, is pleased to announce that Peggy Garvin has taken the role of senior contributing editor of DocuTicker, which provides curated grey literature resources. Garvin brings her experience in this specialized area of information to deliver a redesigned DocuTicker Newsletter, further enhance the structure and features of the DocuBase, and build upon the value of our DocuTicker Reports series.

Her 10-year-old company, Garvin Information Consulting, helps businesses, government agencies, and individuals develop competitive information skills for long-term efficiency. She draws on 20-plus years of diverse experience in commercial publishing, legal libraries, tech start-ups, and U.S. government information centres (such as the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress) to offer insight on government information organization, publishing, and trends. Recipient of the 2011 SLA Dow Jones Leadership Award, Peggy is the author of the forthcoming Government Information Management: International Perspectives, from Ashgate Publishing. She holds a Masters of Library Science degree from Syracuse University School of Information Studies.

CoreMedia, a eb content management company (WCM), announced the appointment of Patrick Kerrigan as VP of sales for North America. Kerrigan brings with him a wealth of WCM experience to CoreMedia, previously acting as the senior vice president of sales for North America at WCM company OpenText.

With Kerrigan's impressive sales track, CoreMedia will look to him to lead the North American sales team and continue the expansion in the North American market that the company has seen over the past year.

EarthDigital, the digital division of EarthColor and a provider of integrated digital print, marketing, and fulfillment solutions, today announced the appointment of Cheryl Kahanec as the company's Executive Vice President. As a key member of EarthDigital's executive management team, Kahanec will spearhead the continued development of the integrated solutions and innovative cross-media marketing  that have made EarthDigital a leading service provider across multiple vertical markets. A widely recognized leader in the digital print and variable data industry, Kahanec's extensive experience includes ownership of a successful digital print firm and consulting on product and service development for market leaders like HP, IBM, Adobe, Kodak, and Xerox.