Building on Accucoms continued growth in China we are pleased to announce Ben Liang has joined our team as Regional Manager for China.
Ben holds a master’s degree in Library & Information Sciences from ISTIC. He has 18 years of experience in the publishing industry building relationships with libraries and consortiums as well as working with different publishers and agents, such as IET, Swets, Charlesworth and CNPIEC. He has extensive knowledge of the China market with experience in strategic selling, cross-cultural relationship building, team facilitation, business management, organizational insight and advanced library technical skills which will be beneficial to publishers and libraries alike.
Ben will work closely with the existing China Team (Tammy Chang and Lucy Duan) as well as our Commercial Director for Asia Rakesh Malik to increase publisher representation and library sales as well as introducing Chinese Publishers for representation outside of China. He will also be involved in our Author Services program in China for society publishers.
“We are very excited about Ben joining the Accucoms family and helping us to grow in this important market. We often hear Societies need more options for representation in China, and Ben will add his experience to our offering in the region.” Rakesh Malik, Commercial Director Asia