The Charlesworth Group expands and strengthens its Senior Management team with the appointment of Jason De Boer and Yuchong Zhang. Jason joins as Business Development Director for Charlesworth Author Services and Yuchong takes up the newly created role of Sales Director for China.
Jason De Boer has deep experience within academic publishing and software, having previously held roles at Aries Systems Corporation and Elsevier. Jason will be based in the UK and work with our partners, publishers, and research institutions across EMEA and the Americas.
Yuchong has extensive sales and senior management experience in the STM sector, previously managing the China sales teams at Elsevier and McGraw-Hill Education. Yuchong Zhang is based in Charlesworth’s Beijing office and from there will be managing the China-based publisher sales representation team.
Michael Evans, CEO, comments: “Jason and Yuchong bring with them a wealth of industry and business development experience that further strengthens our sales teams as we continue to focus on supporting sales and marketing efforts locally and internationally for our publisher clients. This year we celebrate our 20th anniversary in China and investing in additional sales positions is part of our continued expansion in the region.”
Jason De Boer comments: “I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the team at Charlesworth Author Services at this exciting time for the business. With 25 years working in the global publishing sector, I am well aware of The Charlesworth Group’s heritage and global reputation. I am really looking forward to working with our partners, publishers and institutions around the globe to discuss how our author services, technical and education offerings can support their user communities.”