Springer Nature to set 'targets high'

Springer Nature to set 'targets high'

Derk Haank, the genial chief executive officer of newly formed publishing house Springer Nature, was in what he called “a jubilation mood” at the Frankfurt Book Fair last week, where the company was exhibiting for the first time following the completion of its merger with Macmillan Science & Education (MSE) in May.

“We thought this was a nice point to let the world know that we see the merger as being completed, a reality,” he says. “I am very proud of how far we have got already. Not only do we have a new name and a new house style [Springer Nature’s branding was on display, inset], we ha...

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