Annie Callanan has joined the Taylor and Francis Group as c.e.o., succeeding Roger Horton, who occupied the role for 14 years.
Callanan joins from US healthcare solutions and analytics company Quantros, where she has also had the c.e.o. role. She will be relocating to the UK and based at T&F’s Oxford office.
T&F described Callanan as “a highly experienced leader of technology and information services businesses with a track record of operational improvement and innovation.” Her previous roles include president and c.e.o. of Bowker and chief operating officer of ProQuest, and she has also held positions on the boards of directors of the Association of American Publishers and the International ISBN Agency.
Informa group c.e.o. Stephen A Carter said: “Annie is a first-class leader and experienced executive. Her knowledge and passion for information, publishing and all things digital is clear to everyone who meets her. I look forward to working with Annie as she builds on Taylor & Francis’ strengths and leads the business through its next phase of growth and development."
Callanan said she was delighted to be joining the T&F Group. “As one of the world’s leading publishers, the company has cultivated a reputation for publishing quality, expert content under the renowned and respected imprints of Taylor & Francis, Routledge and CRC Press,” she said. “I look forward to the opportunity to build on these foundations and work with colleagues and customers throughout the academic community in order to shape how scientists and researchers share their knowledge and ideas today and into the future.”