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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, Bowker, and Navtech, Inc. 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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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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John "JG" Chirapurath

Chief Product and Strategy Officer

John "JG" Chirapurath, Chief Product and Strategy Officer, leads strategic development of ProQuest’s technology business.

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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

General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Global Content Alliances

Kevin Norris, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Global Content Alliances, is responsible for the strategy and operations of ProQuest's legal functions in support of its compliance imperative and business development goals.

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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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Matti Shem-Tov

President, Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company

Matti Shem-Tov is president of Ex Libris, a ProQuest company. 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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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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