Elsevier's Pedersen joins BISG board

Elsevier's Pedersen joins BISG board

Amy Pedersen, Elsevier’s vice president of channel management and marketing operations for Science and Technology Books, has joined the board of directors for trade association the Book Industry Study Group (BISG).

Len Vlahos, executive director of BISG, said: “We’re delighted that Amy agreed to join the BISG Board. Our nominating committee wanted to bolster representation from the STM community and there was no better candidate than Amy Pedersen representing Elsevier.”

Pedersen has been in her current position at Elsevier since 2009 and is responsible for product marketing, go-to-market planning, pricing, lead generation, communications, as well as for e-commerce solutions.

Suzanne BeDell, Elsevier’s m.d. for Science and Technology Books, said: “As a major STM publisher, it’s important that we participate in the organisation’s initiatives. Amy brings a wide base of knowledge to the board and will certainly be able to contribute to the overall advancement of STM book publishing.”