January 27, 2022

Senior Management and Most Staff of Former 3M Library Systems Join bibliotheca

From a Company Announcement:

[On Thursday] bibliotheca confirmed that both Matt Tempelis, who previously led Library Systems at 3M, and Matthew Bellamy have joined the new bibliotheca group in senior positions on the Executive Committee. Matt Tempelis, who becomes President of Americas, will now be responsible for the North and South American business and Matthew Bellamy will focus on global commercial alignment in his new role as Chief Commercial Officer. Additionally, bibliotheca confirmed that almost all of the former 3M Library Systems dedicated staff have decided to join the new bibliotheca group, including the entire former management team.

Also of note:

bibliotheca [has announced] that their shareholders, One Equity Partners VI, L.P., a fund advised by One Equity Partners (OEP), concluded the purchase of the assets for the majority of 3M’s Library Systems remaining International business. OEP will now combine bibliotheca and the former 3M Library Systems business units into a single organisation and will commence plans to transition all into a single bibliotheca brand.

Read the Complete Announcement

3M Sells Off Library Systems Division to bibliotheca (October 6, 2015)

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