BISG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RESIGNS. BISG BEGINS SEARCH FOR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
(NEW YORK, NY) – The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) announced today that Executive Director Mark Kuyper has resigned his position, effective immediately, as he looks to explore other areas of interest. A search for a new Executive Director is underway.
“We wish Mark the very best in all his future endeavors. As a longtime board member and friend of BISG, Mark will be greatly missed,” said Tara Catogge of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. and Chair of the BISG Board.
“I am proud of what we accomplished during my tenure, including popular new training webinars and workshops, and a modernized, efficient, data-rich, mobile office structure designed to support BISG and its members’ education and research needs into the next decade,” said Mr. Kuyper.
BISG will celebrate 40 years of industry leadership at its Annual Meeting of Members on September 30th. Details are available on the BISG website.
The Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG) is the book industry’s leading trade association for standards, education, and research and information. BISG facilitates the connections and conversations that solve common problems, advance new ideas, and more profitably bring published content to readers. For over 35 years, BISG has provided a forum for all industry professionals to come together and collaboratively address issues and concerns to advance the book community. Its 200 members include publishers, manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers, retailers, librarians, and others engaged in the business of print and electronic media.