Ringgold is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Cogan as European Sales Consultant, continuing their expansion of services to the publishing industry.

February 9th, 2010 – Beaverton, Oregon; Crystal River, Florida; Bristol, England.

Ringgold is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Cogan as European Sales Consultant, continuing their expansion of services to the publishing industry. Diane has worked in the STM publishing industry for 28 years in a variety of Reed-Elsevier companies, developing books and journals in the hard sciences and the social sciences. Diane spent 14 years managing and developing Elsevier’s social science portfolio of journals and books and is bringing that experience to Ringgold and her own publishing consultancy company.

More than 40 publishers currently use Ringgold’s database and its related services to organize their customer data, prepare quotations for licenses and deals, and also for market analysis. Ringgold works with other publisher services companies and consultants, including software and service providers such as DataSalon (www.datasalon.com), Ingenta (www.ingenta.com) and Thomson Reuters (www.thomsonreuters.com)

About Ringgold 

Ringgold is based in Beaverton, Oregon, Crystal River, Florida, and Bristol, England. Its mission is to help publishers and software vendors improve their marketing and reduce their costs in supplying products and services within the information industry. Ringgold’s two branded services are OpenIdentify – providing unique identification of organizations subscribing to academic content, and OpenRFP – providing an online eProcurement system where software vendors present functions to libraries that use the information for creating RFPs or requests for tender. www.ringgold.com