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ProQuest Leadership

Our Team Reflects a Commitment to Empowering Information Seekers

ProQuest is a composite of rich cultures and dynamic companies, each bringing unique expertise in advancing information journeys. Our management team reflects both the company’s collage of talents and a shared commitment to empowering information seekers and the organizations that serve them.

Explore the biographies of ProQuest's leaders to learn about their experience in and contributions to the information, research and library communities.

Andy Snyder

Andy Snyder


Andy Snyder is currently CEO of Cambridge Information Group, a family-owned investment and management firm, and Chairman of CIG's subsidiaries, ProQuest and Bowker. He also serves on the Board of Blucora, Inc. (BCOR), in which CIG is a significant shareholder.

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Kurt Sanford

Chief Executive Officer, ProQuest

Kurt Sanford was named CEO of ProQuest, LLC in July 2011. Previously, Mr. Sanford was President, Global Operations for the global legal business of LexisNexis, with responsibility for global oversight and management of all technology functions, editorial and production, and customer support.

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Matti Shem-Tov

Incoming Chief Executive Officer, ProQuest

Matti Shem-Tov is the incoming Chief Executive Officer. Since joining Ex Libris in May 2003, he has led the Company to become a prominent technology provider for academic, national, and research libraries worldwide.

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Rich Belanger

Chief Information Officer, ProQuest

Rich Belanger, Chief Information Officer, leads ProQuest's global technology organization and global Content Operations is responsible for client-facing systems including the ProQuest platform, ProQuest Dialog, Chadwyck-Healy, ProQuest Congressional, eLibrary, and HeritageQuest.

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Robert VanHees

Robert VanHees

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Robert VanHees, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer oversees the company’s financial functions, including financial operations, accounting, procurement, treasury, taxation and investor relations.

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James Holmes

Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Customer Experience

James Holmes, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Customer Experience, leads the development and execution of innovative go-to-market strategies across the ProQuest enterprise.

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Kevin Norris

Kevin A. Norris

Chief People Officer

Kevin Norris, Chief People Officer, oversees ProQuest's people and workplace practices, including management of Human Resources, Facilities and Legal. Since 2004, he has also served as ProQuest’s General Counsel.

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Stephen Rhind-Tutt

President, Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company

Stephen Rhind-Tutt is President of Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, a leading provider of streaming videos and music as well as award-winning primary source collections to libraries around the world. Alexander Street joined the ProQuest family of companies in 2016.

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Kevin Sayar

Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest Books

Kevin Sayar leads ProQuest Books, the business unit focused on providing flexible models and integrated technologies that make the acquisition and management of ebooks cost-effective and efficient.

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Rafael Sidi

Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest Information Solutions

Rafael Sidi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest Information Solutions, leads the business unit focused on developing information solutions to improve researchers' and librarians' outcomes in global academic markets.

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Bar Veinstein

President, Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company

Bar Veinstein is president of Ex Libris, a ProQuest company. He joined Ex Libris in June 2010 as VP, Resource Management, providing expertise from his 20-year career in marketing, product management and software research and development.

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