RoweCom Promotes Rodney Smith to VP Finance

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from RoweCom

    WESTWOOD, Mass., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RoweCom, a global leader in
 knowledge resource management and acquisition services, today announced that
 it has promoted Mr. Rodney Smith as Vice President for Finance and Treasurer.
 Mr. Smith joined RoweCom in May of 1999 and has served as the company's
 Director of Finance and Corporate Controller since November 1999.  Prior to
 coming to RoweCom, Mr. Smith was the Director of Business Operations at
 Nextel.
     "Rod has become a central member of our financial team," said Richard R.
 Rowe, Chairman and CEO of RoweCom.  "His analytic skills have enabled us to
 understand more effectively the dynamics of our business model and to identify
 areas where we can be more effective and efficient.   He appears to have an
 endless amount of energy and enthusiasm for his work at RoweCom and has built
 a strong and loyal team around him.  We are pleased to recognize Rod in this
 manner for his leadership."
     "I am pleased to assume this additional responsibility and to become an
 officer of RoweCom at a time that it positioned for significant growth and
 profitability," said Mr. Smith.  "We have learned a lot since I joined the
 company in 1999 and I am more optimistic than ever about our future."
 
     About RoweCom, Inc.
     A first mover in business-to-business e-commerce, RoweCom provides global
 web-based solutions and client support services for accessing, purchasing,
 managing, and using comprehensive knowledge resources and e-content such as
 journals, books, research reports, magazines, and newspapers.  With clients
 ranging from Fortune 1000 companies to academic and medical libraries, RoweCom
 serves communities with intensive knowledge requirements and volume purchases.
 For more information, visit www.rowe.com
     Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters
 discussed in this news release may contain forward-looking statements made
 under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform
 Act of 1995.  All forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties.
 RoweCom's actual results may differ materially from the results discussed in
 the forward-looking statements.  For a discussion of the factors that might
 cause such a difference see "Risk Factors" in RoweCom's filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission including the Form S-3 filed on October 5,
 2000.
 
     RoweCom Contact:
     M. Jeffrey Sands
     RoweCom, Inc.
     781-410-3352
     jeff.sands@rowe.com
 
     Media Contact:
     Simon Dibb
     Michael James & Company
     617-956-0616
     dibb@michaeljames.com
 
 

SOURCE RoweCom
    WESTWOOD, Mass., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RoweCom, a global leader in
 knowledge resource management and acquisition services, today announced that
 it has promoted Mr. Rodney Smith as Vice President for Finance and Treasurer.
 Mr. Smith joined RoweCom in May of 1999 and has served as the company's
 Director of Finance and Corporate Controller since November 1999.  Prior to
 coming to RoweCom, Mr. Smith was the Director of Business Operations at
 Nextel.
     "Rod has become a central member of our financial team," said Richard R.
 Rowe, Chairman and CEO of RoweCom.  "His analytic skills have enabled us to
 understand more effectively the dynamics of our business model and to identify
 areas where we can be more effective and efficient.   He appears to have an
 endless amount of energy and enthusiasm for his work at RoweCom and has built
 a strong and loyal team around him.  We are pleased to recognize Rod in this
 manner for his leadership."
     "I am pleased to assume this additional responsibility and to become an
 officer of RoweCom at a time that it positioned for significant growth and
 profitability," said Mr. Smith.  "We have learned a lot since I joined the
 company in 1999 and I am more optimistic than ever about our future."
 
     About RoweCom, Inc.
     A first mover in business-to-business e-commerce, RoweCom provides global
 web-based solutions and client support services for accessing, purchasing,
 managing, and using comprehensive knowledge resources and e-content such as
 journals, books, research reports, magazines, and newspapers.  With clients
 ranging from Fortune 1000 companies to academic and medical libraries, RoweCom
 serves communities with intensive knowledge requirements and volume purchases.
 For more information, visit www.rowe.com
     Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters
 discussed in this news release may contain forward-looking statements made
 under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform
 Act of 1995.  All forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties.
 RoweCom's actual results may differ materially from the results discussed in
 the forward-looking statements.  For a discussion of the factors that might
 cause such a difference see "Risk Factors" in RoweCom's filings with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission including the Form S-3 filed on October 5,
 2000.
 
     RoweCom Contact:
     M. Jeffrey Sands
     RoweCom, Inc.
     781-410-3352
     jeff.sands@rowe.com
 
     Media Contact:
     Simon Dibb
     Michael James & Company
     617-956-0616
     dibb@michaeljames.com
 
 SOURCE  RoweCom