Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest U.S. Government, Public Library and Schools
Simon Beale is Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest U.S. Government, Public Library and Schools, the business unit focused on serving the information needs of these important market segments.
Mr. Beale joined ProQuest in June 2002 as Vice President of International Sales and Marketing. In 2004 he was also given responsibility for driving international business development initiatives. He became SVP Global Sales in 2006 and in 2007 oversaw the merger of the ProQuest Information & Learning and CSA sales organizations, creating the ProQuest Global Sales group. Mr. Beale's leadership and industry knowledge have been instrumental in bringing ProQuest's increasingly diversified portfolio of products and services to the global marketplace, along with training services designed to allow our users to derive maximum benefit from their investments.
Prior to ProQuest, Mr. Beale was Executive Director of Sales at Elsevier Health Sciences, EMEA division, Director of Sales at Harcourt Publishers Europe, Director of Sales at Prentice Hall Europe, and International Sales and Marketing Manager at Pitman/FT Publishing, Pearson. He has also held various sales and marketing positions with Addison Wesley and Simon and Schuster.
Mr. Beale holds a bachelor's degree from Loughborough University, UK, has studied extensively in the United States, and is a member of the board of directors of the Software Information Industry Association (SIIA).
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