Mr. Popke Huizinga has been appointed as director of IOS Press as of the 1st of February. The announcement was made by Dr. Einar Fredriksson during Mr. Huizinga's 20th anniversary celebration on February 4th.
February 6, 2014 (Newswire.com) -
Popke Huizinga appointed director of IOS Press
Announcement made during Mr. Huizinga's 20th anniversary celebration
AMSTERDAM, 6th of February 2014 - Mr. Popke Huizinga has been appointed as director of IOS Press as of the 1st of February. The announcement was made by Dr. Einar Fredriksson during Mr. Huizinga's 20th anniversary celebration on February 4th.
Dr. Fredriksson, who founded IOS Press in 1987, said: "Popke joined us in 1994, when the company was going through a difficult period. He has helped us build IOS Press into a successful academic publisher. His contributions in team building, sales and administration are significant and of lasting value."
Mr. Huizinga, formerly Deputy Director, is touched by the trust given to him through his new appointment. "I am confident that with the over forty years of experience of Einar Fredriksson in the publishing business, combined with the good help of so many qualified colleagues and external partners around me, I will be able to fulfill all the duties and responsibilities accompanied with such an appointment."
Dr. Fredriksson will stay involved in the day to day business of IOS Press.
About IOS Press
Commencing its publishing activities in 1987, IOS Press (www.iospress.nl) serves the information needs of scientific and medical communities worldwide. IOS Press now (co-)publishes over 100 international journals and about 90 book titles each year on subjects ranging from computer sciences and mathematics to medicine and the natural sciences.
IOS Press continues its rapid growth, embracing new technologies for the timely dissemination of information. All journals are available electronically and an e-book platform was launched in 2005.
Headquartered in Amsterdam with satellite offices in the USA, Germany, India and China, IOS Press has established several strategic co-publishing initiatives. Notable acquisitions included Delft University Press in 2005 and Millpress Science Publishers in 2008.