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Swets picks new chairman

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Jonathan Newcomb has been appointed as the new chairman of the Board of Swets.

Newcomb has worked as chairman and chief executive officer for Simon & Schuster and served on the Viacom Executive Committee. He was also president of McGraw Hill Financial Information group, (Standard and Poors and Data Resources). Jon is currently managing director of Coady Diemar Partners, a New York financial and strategic advisory firm. In addition, he serves on the boards of Journal Communications (NYSE), United Business Media (LSE) and the Columbia Business School.

David Main, CEO of Swets, said: 'We are delighted to have Jon join Swets as Chairman. His extensive experience will be invaluable in helping to establish a strong growth business going forward.'