New FamilySearch CEO announced

by | Nov. 17, 2011

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Dennis C. Brimhall will be the new chief executive officer of FamilySearch International, succeeding Jay L. Verkler on Jan. 2. Verkler is expected to continue in a consulting capacity for a smooth transition.

During the past decade under Verkler's leadership, FamilySearch has shifted its vast stores of genealogical records and resources to a digital, worldwide, Internet-based focus. FamilySearch has developed partnerships with many genealogy and technology industry organizations, helping form a broad industry community including companies, societies and archives.

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