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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

Chairman

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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Matti Shem-Tov

Chief Executive Officer, ProQuest

Matti Shem-Tov is the 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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Yair Amsterdam

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Customer Experience and Operations

Yair Amsterdam, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Customer Experience and Operations, leads a global team consolidating the ProQuest and Ex Libris Customer Experience groups.

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Oren Beit-Arie

Chief Strategy Officer, ProQuest

Oren Beit-Arie, Chief Strategy Officer, oversees the continuing development and promotion of ProQuest’s long-term enterprise strategy.

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Rich+Belanger

Rich Belanger

Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest Books

Rich Belanger, Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest Books, leads the business unit focused on providing flexible models and integrated technologies that make the acquisition and management of books cost-effective and efficient.

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Julie Carroll-Davis

Julie Carroll-Davis

Senior Vice President, Global Content Alliances

Julie Carroll-Davis, Senior Vice President Global Content Alliances, leads ProQuest's global content licensing organization. She joined ProQuest with the acquisition of Chadwyck-Healey in 1999 and before that held a variety of sales, marketing and product management roles with publishing companies.

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James Holmes

Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing

James Holmes, Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, 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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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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Roger Valade

Roger Valade

Chief Technology Officer

Roger Valade, Chief Technology Officer, leads ProQuest's global technology organization. He is responsible for client-facing systems including the ProQuest Platform, Ebook Central and ProQuest Dialog.

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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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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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