Abebooks Inc. recently hired John Davis as the online book retailer’s director of technical operations. Before joining Abebooks, Davis was in charge of business continuity operations at Research in Motion, an Ontario-based designer, manufacturer and marketer of wireless applications.
Davis also spent four years at Datawest Solutions Inc. (Open Solutions Canada) in Vancouver as operations manager.
At Abebooks.com, Davis is responsible for the business processes and technical resources for a network of five e-commerce sites, the company says. Abebooks had 2004 web sales of about $130 million.