ACCUCOMS and the American Medical Association extend agreement for shared representation in India

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jn_sig_k_60px_pms186-1111 February 2014 | Leiden, The Netherlands – In light of the progress achieved in the European and Turkish academic and corporate markets, ACCUCOMS and the American Medical Association (AMA) are pleased to announce a new sales representation agreement for the promotion of JAMA Network publications in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.

ACCUCOMS will actively promote and market AMA’s publications, including JAMA and nine specialty journals to existing and prospect customers in India.

Brian McCartney, Sales Manager for the Asia/Pacific at The JAMA Network stated: “We are very encouraged by the potential of this new partnership in India.  The team in place there has already shown impressive competency and a desire to assist us in our efforts to bring our peer-reviewed content to an area that has a definite need for access to the latest medical research. We are confident that the JAMA Network Journals will soon be available to physicians and researchers throughout the region, with the help of the ACCUCOMS team.”

Pinar Erzin, Managing Director at ACCUCOMS commented: “After working with the AMA for many years, starting from telemarketing campaigns, and later expanding to full representation in important and diverse markets such as Europe and Turkey, we are pleased to be confirmed as the best-positioned company to serve the AMA also in India. As a professional and leading organization in sales and marketing services to scientific publishers, ACCUCOMS’ representatives in India have embraced this new challenge with great confidence, and feel privileged to represent one of the most respected medical associations in the world. With a deep understanding of The JAMA Network journals, this partnership will be one of ACCUCOMS’ focal points for our penetration into the region’s academic and corporate markets, a strategic agreement aimed at expanding the JAMA Network’s reach within one of the most stimulating and complex markets for academic and professional publishing.’

Rakesh Malik, ACCUCOMS Commercial Director in India, further commented: “We are delighted to work with The JAMA Network to market their premium, high-impact e-resources  in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. With more than 15 years of  experience in marketing online content and strong customer relationships, we are confident that we will maintain and grow the AMA’s share in the library market.”

This co-operation further strengthens ACCUCOMS’ position as a global supplier of services for publishers, with enhanced access to international and local academic and corporate markets.


About The JAMA Network and the American Medical Association

The JAMA Network brings JAMA together with the nine JAMA specialty journals to offer enhanced access to the research, reviews, and perspectives shaping the future of medicine. The American Medical Association is the premier national organization dedicated to empowering the nation’s physicians to continually provide safer, higher quality, and more efficient care for patients and communities.



ACCUCOMS is an independent provider of services to academic and professional publishers around the world. Established in 2004, ACCUCOMS now operates from the Netherlands, Turkey, Costa Rica, the USA, MENA and India. ACCUCOMS’ multilingual teams offer efficient and intelligent representation, telesales and business intelligence services as well as user interaction programs to clients that range from large publishing houses to specialist society publishers.

Contact Person(s):

Rakesh Malik
Simon Boisseau