Scott Lubeck Appointed New BISG Executive Director
New York, NY (January 5, 2010) – Scott Lubeck, most recently Vice President of Technology for Wolters Kluwer Health, Professional and Education, has been appointed Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG), and will preside over the January 21, 2010 BISG Board of Directors Meeting.
Dominique Raccah, Co-Chair of the BISG Board of Directors said, “We’ve seen that BISG members feel BISG is even more critical in these highly changeable times and want more from us: more training, best practices, policy statements, education and research. Scott comes to us with expertise in strategically re-positioning technology and media related businesses as well as entrepreneurial leadership in developing these kinds of new business opportunities.”
“I am very excited to be joining BISG during these transforming times in our industry,” Mr. Lubeck said. “For over thirty years BISG has offered members of the industry best practices and standards, research, and educational programs. In the coming years, BISG will continue to expand its initiatives for both physical and digital products. Being part of this will be both rewarding and challenging.”
Mr. Lubeck has more than thirty years of publishing industry experience and has been heavily involved in technology areas and in dealing with the design and implementation of digital initiatives. As Vice President of Technology for Wolters Kluwer Health, Professional and Education, he led the transformation of a traditional medical publisher from print to customer-centric with new products, new business models and new technology. Lubeck has also held executive positions with Harvard Business School Publishing and Newsstand, Inc., as well as with Perseus Books Group and National Academy Press.
“The Search Committee worked for several months looking for an individual who embodied a fusion of energy and creativity when working with printed and digital content. Scott will lead BISG in our future efforts in policy, standards and research development,” said Joseph Gonnella, Chair of the BISG Search Committee.
About the Book Industry Study Group, Inc.
The Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG) is the U.S. book industry’s leading trade association for policy, standards and research. The mission of BISG is to create a more informed, empowered and efficient book industry supply chain for both physical and digital products. Membership consists of publishers, manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers, retailers, librarians and others engaged in the business of print and electronic media. For over 30 years, BISG has provided a forum for all industry professionals to come together and efficiently address issues and concerns to advance the book community. Learn more about BISG at www.bisg.org.
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