Press Release

Accucoms and Microbiology Society Extend Sales Representation Agreement to North America

Accucoms to focus on Publish and Read Program

The Hague, The Netherlands

Accucoms, the specialist in global sales and marketing for publishers and societies, today announced that  Microbiology Society (MS) has extended its agreement with Accucoms to represent its publications in North America, in addition to the territories where an agreement already exists: Latin America, MENA, Turkey and India.

The North American team will focus in establishing opportunities with the Publish and Read program and the journals portfolio. Publish and Read is designed to offer a frictionless Open Access (OA) experience for authors together with maximum value for institutions.

Douglas Wright, Accucoms’ Commercial Director for the Americas, stated, “it is a privilege Accucoms to work with Microbiology Society to introduce its robust Publish and Read program to North American academic institutions. Microbiology Society has been leading the way in its innovative, flexible and fair PaR offering, and we are looking forward to expanding the reach in this important market.”

Gaynor Redvers-Mutton, Head of Business Development and Sales, said, “We at the Microbiology Society are delighted to be working with Accucoms’ North American team. Having had excellent experience of working with them in other territories, India, Latin America and Middle East and Africa, this partnership was a clear and obvious extension, particularly as the company is positive and proactive in their approach to new models, such as Publish and Read.”

About Accucoms

Accucoms provides societies and publishers with global reach through expert local teams around the world. The company operates in five continents, covering North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Turkey, India, South Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, South East Asia, and Australia.

Accucoms’ multilingual team offers efficient and intelligent representation, telesales and business intelligence services. For more information see www.accucoms.com

About Microbiology Society

The Microbiology Society is a membership charity for scientists interested in microbes, their effects and their practical uses. It is one of the largest microbiology societies in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools. For more information see- www.microbiologyresearch.org

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