Soutron Expands its Team of Industry Experts with Michael Hughes

San Diego, CA


Soutron today announced that Michael Hughes will join the company as Business Development Manager. Michael comes to Soutron with over 15 years experience in library automation. With a long career in information management, he was previously responsible for sales of the Liberty system with Softlink.

Michael joins Soutron at an exciting time of growth, with sales enquiries at an all-time high. Graham Beastall, Soutron’s Managing Director comments, “Soutron’s development program is bringing technological advancements that libraries have not seen before, and Michael’s enthusiasm and knowledge will ensure that our solution reaches right across existing and new markets. We are exceptionally pleased to have Michael join our team and bring his expertise and sales skills to Soutron.”

Michael has held senior sales positions at Softlink, a provider of integrated library and information management software. With responsibility for selling Softlink’s Liberty library and information management solution into corporate, charity and public sector verticals, Michael has the right knowledge and attributes to bring successful results for Soutron and further expand Soutron’s current growth in the marketplace.


About Soutron Limited

Soutron develops simple and easy to use library automation systems for corporate and special libraries using web technologies. The company, established in 1989, is the longest serving software supplier to special libraries in the UK market. Soutron can be found online at


About Soutron Global

As a client-driven company with strong award-winning leadership, Soutron Global is a cloud-based Library, Knowledge, and Information Management Solutions provider dedicated to “Managing Library Transformation”. Soutron Global partners with special libraries and information centers around the globe to transition them to digital technologies with innovative, easy-to-use high-quality products. Soutron Global can be found online at