Maverick Publishing Specialists has announced the appointment of Rebecca Rinehart (their current Senior Associate, Head of US Operations) to the role of Chief Executive Officer for the company. The move enables Maverick to accommodate its recent, rapid growth in clients, projects, and Associate consultants, and to further support its expanding business operations, worldwide.
As CEO, Ms. Rinehart assumes oversight and accountability for all commercial aspects of the company, including business development, account management, sales, marketing, and project support. This includes supporting the established and successful Maverick Business Development team including Becky Moakes, who manages Maverick’s EMEA commercial operations, and George Farina in the US.
Ms. Rinehart will report to Company founder, Martin Marlow, who remains President of Maverick and will now dedicate increased focus on managing the expanding company infrastructure, alongside further developing its global network of associate experts as well as strategic partnerships with key industry organizations and service providers.
Ms. Rinehart joined the company in 2018 and was promoted to Head of US Business Operations in early 2020. Her extensive industry experience encompasses all aspects of scientific, technical, and medical publishing across books, journals, periodicals, and digital.
She is the former publisher of American Psychiatric Publishing, a division of the American Psychiatric Association, and the world’s leading publisher on psychiatry, mental health, and behavioral science. Her other prior experience includes senior level positions overseeing publications at The Endocrine Society, Harper Row, and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Maverick President, Martin Marlow said,
“Rebecca possesses all the right skills, knowledge and qualities to continue Maverick’s growth trajectory. She is a natural leader with excellent business acumen and a keen sense for the needs of clients across all sectors of publishing. Marlow added, “Just as important, she is also a true team player, who understands the vital role our team-based culture and approach has played in how Maverick operates and our success to date. I’m thrilled to be working alongside her and the Maverick management team in this next phase of company development.”
Founded in 2008, Maverick provides strategic consulting and operational support services for the publishing industry, delivering expertise and advice across all areas of print and electronic information and content via its worldwide network of publishing industry specialists.