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NOVEMBER 23, 2021

Library Journal: Amandeep Kochar on Buying Baker & Taylor

BY MEREDITH SCHWARTZ


LJ interviewed Baker & Taylor President and CEO Amandeep Kochar about his leading a private investment group’s recent acquisition of the company from its previous owner, Follett, on November 4. 

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Library Journal: Amandeep Kochar on Buying Baker & Taylor

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LJ interviewed Baker & Taylor President and CEO Amandeep Kochar about his leading a private investment group’s recent acquisition of the company from its previous owner, Follett, on November 4. Read Full Article
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