We are pleased to announce that Oliver Gadsby has joined Amnet ContentSource as publishing advisor. Oliver is a highly experienced professional with global expertise in the publishing domain and in professional, academic, and educational markets.
He currently holds senior positions in several organizations across the UK. Oliver is on the advisory boards of Perlego, (the eBook subscription platform), Berghahn Books and trade publisher Muswell Press. He is a director of Publishers’ Licensing Services and has served on the board of the Independent Publishers’ Guild, including as chair.
Apart from this, he serves as the executive chair of Zero Carbon Academy and chair of World Textile Information Network. His previous roles include director of strategy and acquisitions at Informa; president of academic and professional at Rowman & Littlefield in the UK and the United States; CEO of Nelson Thornes in the UK; Marketing Director at Liber in Stockholm, Sweden; and several roles at Wolters Kluwer.
On announcing this appointment, Venu Prasad Menon, managing director of Amnet ContentSource remarked, “Oliver’s appointment could not have come at a better time, for currently, we are in transformation mode and have made significant strides in the scholarly publishing, open access, and eLearning domains. I am sure that Oliver’s experience and strategic inputs will help us grow into a position of strength and leadership across the domains we operate in.”
Oliver expressed his excitement in taking up this role and said, “The collaboration with Amnet is very exciting. I have been really impressed by their vibrant and dynamic culture that beautifully blends mission and business. At Amnet, I look forward to playing up to my strengths of digital repositioning of publishing, information businesses, and acquisitions and helping Amnet become a true enabler of digital transformation for the content domain.”We welcome Oliver Gadsby aboard, and we believe the rich and diverse experience he brings with him will take the company to greater heights!