Keith Shell joins PTFS Europe as Business Development Manager
6th January 2009 | PTFS Europe
PTFS Europe is pleased to announce that Keith Shell has joined the company as Business Development Manager.
Keith has many years experience of working with a number of companies in the library automation sector. His most recent role was with SirsiDynix where he had been a Sales Account Manager since 1996; previously to that he also held senior management roles at a number of related companies.
Keith’s role will be to help grow the business for both the ArchivalWare digital archiving solution and for the Koha and Evergreen open source library management systems.
Keith Shell said “driven by cost and the need for development to meet new requirements the market for software is changing as users seek a new type of relationship with their suppliers. I believe that the approach offered by PTFS Europe with open source products and a leading edge digital archive system provides the market with the opportunity for that new type of relationship. With many years experience in the software industry I look forward to helping establish PTFS Europe as a successful and recognised supplier of systems to all sectors of the market”
Nick Dimant, Managing Director of PTFS Europe said: “We are delighted to welcome Keith to PTFS Europe. We are currently experiencing rapid growth and will benefit from Keith’s extensive knowledge and experience in this field.”
About PTFS Europe
PTFS Europe is implementing and supporting the Koha open source library management system as well as distributing and supporting the software products of PTFS, Inc., the leading provider of digital archiving solutions in North America. PTFS Europe is able to provide the full range of services needed to implement a library or digital archival solution, ranging from initial help defining the scope of the opportunity through to project management, installation, configuration, data conversion, scanning and digitisation, training and ongoing customer support.