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Atypon appoints Chris Beckett as Vice President of Sales & Marketing
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- Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 20:58:20 EST
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The below news may be of interest to Liblicense-l readers: SANTA CLARA, California. January 29, 2007 Atypon Systems, Inc. today announced the appointment of Chris Beckett as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Chris will join Atypon on February 1, 2007, and will be responsible for overseeing sales, marketing, and customer development. Martin Marlow, who has driven Atypon's sales & marketing growth over the last twelve months, will now be free to focus on other areas of corporate development. He will also continue to lead the Atypon international office in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Martin commented: "I am excited that Chris is coming on board to further strengthen Atypon's senior management team. When he became available it was a natural choice for me to talk with him about the opportunity to work at Atypon, and I am delighted that he accepted. I now have the time to work on developing other areas of Atypon knowing that, under Chris's leadership, sales and marketing will continue its impressive growth." Chris has over 25 years of senior executive experience in product development and sales and marketing. He was a Co-Founder of Scholarly Information Strategies, a consultancy that specialized in assisting publishers, libraries and infomediaries to develop and deliver electronic products and services. He has also worked for Blackwell Information Services, CatchWord, and Ingenta; is a regular speaker at industry conferences; and a qualified librarian. Georgios Papadopolous, CEO of Atypon, said: "As our business continues to expand we look to develop the corporate infrastructure to support the growth. Chris is a hugely experienced and respected leader from within the publishing industry, he will offer great value to Atypon. Martin has done an excellent job getting the sales and marketing side of the organization to a position where he can comfortably and reliably hand over the baton. I now look forward to working closely with him on a number of strategic initiatives and growth plans we have been discussing for some time." Chris Beckett added: "This is an exciting time to be joining Atypon. They have an exceptional team, and a reputation for building reliable, scalable, and innovative solutions, demonstrated by an impressive list of clients. I welcome the chance to work with Atypon's sales and marketing teams and the challenge of further developing the business." About Atypon Since 1996, Atypon Systems, Inc. has provided software, hosting, and systems development to the information industry, allowing publishers to grow their business by providing superior technology and service that supports the electronic exchange of scholarly information. Atypon's solutions include Atypon Premium, a complete e-publishing solution for publishers who wish to manage the entire process of delivering and managing their content online, and Atypon Link, a cost effective, aggregated hosting platform for publishers who require a well managed, outsourced e-publishing service. For further information please visit www.atypon.com For further information, please contact: Nash Pal Strategic Marketing Manager Atypon Systems, Inc. Tel: +44 (0) 870 350 2032 Email: email@example.com
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