September 11, 2008
Wolters Kluwer Health Appoints Scott Lubeck Vice President, Technology of Its Professional & Education Unit
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals, and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry, announced today the appointment of Scott Lubeck Vice President, Technology of its Professional & Education Unit.
Lubeck comes to Wolters Kluwer Health from Newsstand Inc., where he served as Vice President/General Manager. Newsstand produces, markets, and distributes online editions of global newspapers and magazines to consumers worldwide.
"We are rapidly transforming to serve our customer's mission critical information and learning needs; managing our rich repository of authoritative, peer-reviewed content so it is more usable, relevant and valuable," said Gordon Macomber, president and CEO of the Wolters Kluwer Health Professional & Education unit. "Scott brings the skill-set needed to better serve the customer and we're extremely pleased to have him join the team."
Lubeck has extensive digital publishing experience having served as Chief Technology Officer at Harvard Business School Publishing, where he led the design and implementation of the organization's digital publishing value chain. He previously served in senior technology and executive roles at Perseus Books Group, Electric Press, and National Academies Press. In addition, Scott founded Newrivers, Inc., a firm that developed and marketed web-based software and services for online delivery of legacy documents.
Macomber continues, "I look forward to Scott's positive impact on our customers and our organization as he will be joining a strong management team increasing our potential to accelerate growth and competitiveness through the use of transformative technology."
Lubeck will be based in Philadelphia and has an A.B. degree from Brown University and an M.A. from the University of Texas.
About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health (Conshohocken, PA), a division of Wolters Kluwer, is a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons(R); electronic information providers, such as Ovid, Medi-Span(R) and ProVation(R); and pharmaceutical information providers such as Adis International and Source(R). Wolters Kluwer Health has annual revenues (2007) of $1,044 million (euro 761 million) and employs approximately 2,700 employees globally. For more information, visit http://www.wkhealth.com/ .
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