Independent academic publisher Boydell & Brewer has appointed Mark Kavanagh as group publishing director.
He will join the publisher on 31st January, and has more than 25 years' experience in the publishing industry, most recently with SAGE.
Kavanagh said: "I am delighted to be joining Boydell & Brewer as group publishing director. As a leading, independent academic publisher, with an array of prestigious imprints, there are a host of opportunities for growth in an exciting but changing international marketplace. It is an honour to be taking responsibility for the company’s global publishing strategy to ensure sustained commercial success."
Group c.e.o. James Powell added: "We are extremely pleased that Mark is joining us. This is a newly created role that reflects our ambition for sustainable growth. Mark will shape and implement a content strategy that will be good for our authors, customers and employees."