AAS CEO Alan I. Leshner today announced the appointment of Kent Anderson, a past president of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), to serve as Publisher of the Science family of journals.

Anderson, who in 2011 received the SSP’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, will assume the role of Science Publisher as of 3 November.

Currently, he is the CEO and Publisher of STRIATUS/The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery in Needham, Massachusetts, where he oversees a staff of directors in advertising, marketing, business development, administration, product development, and product line management…”

HighWire Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Abhinav Mittal as Vice President of Engineering. Abhinav is an energetic, hands-on technical leader with a passion for encouraging collaboration and building teams that deliver outstanding products and services to customers…

Mr. Mittal comes to HighWire from startup inPowered, as Head of Engineering focused on building big data platforms and products in content discovery and the ad tech space. Prior to that, Abhinav was a Leader at Intuit, launching a series of successful products for Intuit’s Small Business Group. He holds a M.S. in Engineering Management and Leadership from Santa Clara University, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison…”

According to InfoDOCKETRachel Frick, is joining DPLA as business development director. Her first day at DPLA will be on September 2nd.

Frick is leaving the Digital Library Federation a program from Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) where she has served since May 21, 2010 as director.