Anke Beck joins IntechOpen

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IntechOpen has announced that Anke Beck will join the company as incoming CEO. Beck joins the company with 20 years of publishing industry experience, most recently at De Gruyter.

Alex Lazinica, IntechOpen’s co-founder and CEO, said: 'As scientists, we’ve lead IntechOpen’s growth to its current leading position in the Open Access Books market, and now, we are excited to join forces with Dr. Beck who, no doubt, will have an impact on our further expansion. 

'I am confident that Dr. Beck’s deep understanding of international scholarly communications, superb reputation and trusted relationships with academics, institutions and funders will augment our business and open new business approaches as we strive to answer the scientific community’s publishing needs.'

Beck said: 'I am thrilled about the opportunity to join IntechOpen which combines innovative and agile technology, custom-fit marketing with the 21st century’s scientific needs. IntechOpen’s commitment to scholarly communications quality and access is a perfect solution required to face the market challenges. 

'I am convinced that jointly we can manifest our leading market position, expand our geographic reach, extend the publishing scope, to act in line of the academic R&D community.'