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Anne Ruimy joins EDP Sciences as Publishing Editor
- 17 Oct 2018

Not-for-profit publisher EDP Sciences has announced that Anne Ruimy has joined the editorial team as Publishing Editor. Anne will oversee EDPS' journal publishing portfolio in mathematics and computer science.

Anne brings her extensive experience in the publishing industry, including several years of copyediting for French researchers and as Journal Manager at Elsevier, where she was responsible for overseeing the editorial process and production for a wide variety of scientific, technical and medical journals.

In her previous publishing roles, she has worked on numerous projects across the research publication cycle - working to scale up and streamline workflows. Anne has also self-published her own environmental magazine.

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SLACK Inc. appoints Matt Holland as Chief Commercial Officer
- 17 Oct 2018

Independent STM publisher SLACK Incorporated, a Wyanoke Group Company, has appointed Matthew J. Holland as Chief Commercial Officer. Holland will oversee print, digital and custom sales operations for Healio.com and all SLACK periodicals.

Holland was previously General Manager and Senior Vice President, Haymarket Medical Education and myCME.com, and was responsible for overseeing a multi-channel medical education business which included the launch of a suite of proprietary digital products. He was a member of Haymarket Media U.S.' Executive Committee. For a period of time, he also oversaw PRI Healthcare Solutions, Haymarket's custom medical communications business.

Holland's prior experience includes time as Executive Director at WebMD and Medscape, where he started their Public Health Solutions Business Unit, and as Group Publisher and Director at Advanstar Life Sciences (now UBM).

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ASTM International announces organisational changes
- 16 Oct 2018

ASTM International has announced the hiring of Richard Lindberg to serve as the organisation's new chief information officer and vice president. Lindberg will oversee ASTM International's IT operations and content curation division.

Lindberg spent the last 25 years as a senior technology executive. Most recently, he served as head of enterprise application services for Guardian Life Insurance Company. He previously served as deputy chief information officer for group insurance at Guardian, the chief information officer for Stern Solutions, and the chief information officer and global technology leader in the human capital business at Mercer.

Early in his career, Lindberg worked as both a design engineer and project engineer for two different engineering firms where he used ASTM International standards in his every day work.

Lindberg is a licensed professional engineer (PE), certified network engineer (CNE), holds a Lean Six Sigma black belt, and is a certified agilist through the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Product Owner and Product Manager course.

In addition, ASTM announced organisational changes aimed at optimising operations and positioning the organisation for the future. Effective October 22, John Pace will serve in a new role as senior vice president; Vice President Jim Thomas will lead the sales and marketing division; Vice President Phil Lively will lead a newly formed product development division that integrates product development for customers and members along with business analyst, website and analytics support; Vice President Brian Meincke will lead a newly-merged finance and business development division,Laboratory Services; Certification will become its own division under Vice President Tim Brooke; and Building and Grounds Operations at ASTM International's global headquarters will report to Vice President Tom O'Brien.

Global Policy and Industry Affairs Division has been renamed Global Policy and Communications Division under Vice President Jeff Grove. In addition, Brian Meincke will replace Phil Lively as ASTM International treasurer effective November 5.

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American Chemical Society names Dr. Thomas Holme new editor-in-chief of the Journal of Chemical Education
- 11 Oct 2018

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced the appointment of Dr. Thomas Holme, professor of chemistry at Iowa State University, as the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Chemical Education. Established in 1924, this high-impact chemical education publication is co-published by the ACS Division of Chemical Education and the ACS Publications Division. Holme will initially serve in conjunction with current Editor-in-Chief Dr. Norbert J. Pienta, with the formal transition taking place in January 2020.

Holme joined the faculty of Iowa State University in the department of chemistry in 2008, where he now serves as a Morrill professor of chemical education and computational chemistry. His chemical education research focuses on the measurement and assessment of student learning in chemistry courses, assessing the cognitive complexity of test items, and improving the quality of information that can be obtained from exams and other forms of assessment. Holme's computational chemistry interests focus on building models to understand the role of trace chemicals in plant biochemistry.

The Journal of Chemical Education publishes peer-reviewed articles and related information that serve as a key resource for professionals in the field of chemical education and to those institutions that serve them. Topics covered in published articles include chemical content, activities, laboratory experiments, instructional methods and pedagogies. Holme served as a feature editor of the journal from 2003 to 2009 and has been on the editorial team for several ACS Symposium Series books covering chemical education topics. In addition to his editorial experience, Holme is an ACS Fellow and was the director of the ACS Examinations Institute from 2002 to 2013.

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Wiley appoints Beth Birnbaum to its Board of Directors
- 02 Oct 2018

John Wiley&Sons, Inc., a global leader in scholarly research and education, has announced the appointment of Beth Birnbaum, former Chief Operating Officer at PlayFab, to its Board of Directors, effective September 27, 2018.

Birnbaum is a product and business leader with extensive experience scaling high-growth companies. At PlayFab, she led business operations, sales, customer success, marketing and financial planning, playing a key role in the company's sale to Microsoft in 2018. Before joining PlayFab, Birnbaum served in multiple roles at GrubHub from 2011 to 2016, most recently as Senior Vice President of Product. She joined GrubHub in 2011 as Vice President of Product and led product management, user experience and design during GrubHub's growth from a $20 million revenue startup to a public company with over $350 million in revenues. Prior to GrubHub, Birnbaum served in a variety of roles at Expedia from 2003 to 2011, most recently as Vice President of Product and Connectivity, where she re-architected Expedia's commercial and technical relationships with global distribution systems.

Birnbaum currently serves as a board director at GawkBox, a leading monetisation platform for live streamers and online content creators, and at Forterra, a non-profit focused on conserving Washington's keystone wild and urban spaces.

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