Management shake-up at Wiley

<p>Wiley has announced a shake-up of its management which is to take place after the departure of three senior publishers.</p><p>Stephen Kippur will retire from his role as executive vice-president and president of Wiley&#39;s professional/trade business on 31st July 2010, after 31 years with the company. </p><p>Mark Allin will become vice-president and chief operating officer of Wiley&#39;s global professional/trade business on 1st January and will report to Kippur during the period of transition. Allin joined Wiley in 2000 and has most recently held the role of vice-president and managing director of Wiley Asia.</p><p>Leader of global scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly (STMS) Eric Swanson will retire on 31st October 2010 after 36 years with the company, including his service at Alan R Liss, which Wiley acquired in 1989. </p><p>Steve Miron will take on the position of vice-president and chief operating officer of Wiley&#39;s global STMS on 1st November 2009. He will continue to report to Swanson. Miron joined Wiley in 1993, assuming the role of vice-president and managing director of the global STMS physical sciences business in 2007.</p><p>Bonnie Lieberman will retire from the position of senior vice-president and general manager of the higher education division on 30th April 2011, after 21 years with Wiley. </p><p>Joe Heider will be promoted to the role of vice-president and chief operating officer of global higher education from 1st May 2010. He will continue to report to Lieberman. Heider joined Wiley in 1994 and took up his current position as vice-president of product and e-business development in October 2000. </p>