People in the News 4/18/13

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EBSCO Appoints New General Manager to Lead UK and Nordic Operations

EBSCO announced today that Paul Harwood has been appointed into a new role as General Manager of the UK and Nordic operations for EBSCO Information Services. Paul will officially start with EBSCO on 30 May 2013.

Well known in the library, publisher, and intermediary communities, Paul has been active on various committees and professional interest groups, including a long association with UKSG, where he was Chair between 2006-2008 and he is currently a member of the UK Open Access Implementation Group. Most recently, Paul has been Deputy CEO of JISC Collections, playing a lead role in their open access activity for journals…

Mark Carden joins Mosaic Search & Selection

Mosaic Search & Selection is continuing to grow, with former Publishing Technology VP Mark Carden joining the group to further expand its UK & international publishing executive search business. Mark will have a particular focus on the academic/STM publishing sector together with educational institutions and libraries, and he will be making good use of his strong background in the sales, marketing, technology and project management functions. Mark will be joining Tim Dare, Mosaic’s Managing Director, who also specialises in Educational Publishing and Jo Howard who has extensive experience within the Trade Publishing sector.

SAGE Announces David Ross as Executive Publisher of Open Access

SAGE is pleased to announce that David Ross has been appointed as Executive Publisher of Open Access. In his new role, Ross will assume global responsibility for the strategic direction of OA in SAGE’s Journals program.  He will oversee a team that will manage SAGE’s flagship Open Access journals: SAGE Open, SAGE Open Medicine, SAGE Open Engineering, and SAGE Open Medical Case Reports and develop systems, process and policies to support our OA publishing…

Peter Workman Founder of Workman Publishing Has Died

Workman Publishing Company founder Peter Workman has passed away. He was 74 years old. He founded the nonfiction trade and calendar publisher in 1967. The company also includes Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Artisan, Storey Books, Timber Press and HighBridge Audio. Here’s more from Workman Publishing: After a stint in the sales department of Dell Publishing, he founded Workman Publishing Company as a book packager in 1967, and within two years published its…

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