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Publishing Executive, Michael Geelan, Joins Maverick Publishing Specialists

June 20, 2022 – Maverick Publishing Specialists Ltd, announced the addition of Michael Geelan as Senior Associate to its team of industry specialists.

As Maverick Publishing Specialists continue to develop and expand its senior team of leading industry experts, they are delighted that Michael Geelan has agreed to join Maverick with immediate effect.

Michael is an extremely experienced Executive Chairman, CEO, and Managing Director with four decades of book industry experience, primarily in the academic, scholarly, and STM sectors. Most notably, he has previously served as Chairman of the Board at Eurospan Group, where he oversaw its transformation into a global, sales, marketing, and distribution agency.

Michael brings to Maverick a deep and wide-ranging skillset that includes sales & distribution, marketing, business strategy, and mergers & acquisitions (M&A). His experience with regional sales agents, local customer engagement and marketing programs, alongside pricing and stock availability, will be invaluable to all Maverick partners and clients.

Maverick President, Martin Marlow said, “Michael’s business acumen and c-suite level experience overseeing sales, marketing, distribution, and M&A’s will be instrumental in helping Maverick customers drive growth in markets around the world. Equally, Michael will also be a great asset to Mavericks’ continued growth itself, as he will be assisting both with delivery of client projects, and also our ongoing business development activities. He is welcome addition, and we are honored to have him on the Maverick team.”

Michael Geelan said, “It is an exciting time for the academic publishing industry. I’m looking forward to working with Maverick to help publishers take advantage of market opportunities to grow their businesses.”

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