BioMed Central Signs Representation Deal with ACCUCOMS

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May 14, 2012 | Leiden, The Netherlands – BioMed Central and ACCUCOMShave signed an agreement for dedicated sales representation in Austria,Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland andTurkey. BioMed Central will be represented in these countries by JohannaKuhn, who has joined ACCUCOMS as dedicated Sales Executive for BioMedCentral.

Kuhn is based in Turkey. As part of her dedicated sales activities, she will travel theentire territory to visit with librarians and research funders on behalf of BioMedCentral.

Bev Acreman, Commercial Director at BioMed Central: “We are delighted that we willbe continuing our strong working relationship with Johanna and that ACCUCOMS willbe providing us with these services in addition to the specialized telemarketingcampaigns they already run for us.”

Pinar Erzin, Managing Director at ACCUCOMS: “We are very pleased to announce thisnew agreement and the addition of Johanna to our team. Johanna has an impressiveknowledge of the academic and corporate library market, and speaks no less thanfive languages fluently. From our offices in Turkey, she will serve an area stretchingfrom Western and Central Europe to South Africa, while expanding and maintainingstrong connections between BioMed Central and its customer base.”

About BioMed CentralBioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which haspioneered the open access publishing model. All peer-reviewed research articlespublished by BioMed Central are made immediately and freely accessible online, andare licensed to allow redistribution and reuse. BioMed Central is part of SpringerScience+Business Media, a leading global publisher in the STM

About ACCUCOMSACCUCOMS is an independent provider of services to academic and professionalpublishers around the world. Established in 2004, ACCUCOMS now operates from theNetherlands, Turkey, the USA, Costa Rica and India. ACCUCOMS’ multilingual teamsoffer efficient and intelligent representation, telemarketing and business intelligenceservices to clients that range from large publishing houses to specialist societypublishers. For more information visit

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