Book Industry Communication (BIC) the UK book industry’s independent supply chain organisation, announced today that Ruth Jones has been appointed Chair of the BIC Operational Board, taking up the role when current Chair, Mark Majurey, steps down at the beginning of September 2016.
Commercial Director & VP, Digital Publishing at Taylor & Francis Group, Mark Majurey, said: “It has been an honour and privilege to have served as BIC’s Chairman for the past five years. During that time BIC has helped its members continue to manage the physical supply chain as well as meeting the challenges of new digital developments within the industry. I am thrilled that BIC will continue under Ruth Jones’ stewardship as the new Chair and have no doubt it will continue to go from strength to strength.”
Karina Luke, Executive Director at BIC said: “Both the BIC Executive and Operational Boards are extremely grateful for the 5 years of dedicated support, commitment and service from Mark. BIC is delighted that Ruth has agreed to take over the reins from Mark as Chair of the Operational Board going forward.“
Ruth Jones, Director Business Development at Ingram Content Group said of her appointment: “BIC is at the heart of the book supply chain, and I am honoured to chair the Operational Board.”
Ruth Jones will be speaking at BIC’s New Trends in Publishing Seminar on Tuesday 6th September in London. Click here for further information about this event.
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