Elsevier Names CEO of Science & Technology Division
Amsterdam, 23rd March 2011 – Elsevier, a leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services today announced the appointment of Ron Mobed as Chief Executive Officer, Science & Technology, based in Amsterdam.
Ron Mobed joins Elsevier most recently from Cengage Learning, where he was President of the Academic & Professional group, and from Information Handling Services (IHS), where he was Co-President and Chief Operating Officer and ran IHS Energy division. Previously he was at Schlumberger, where he had a number of senior roles in business development, information management and as Global Vice President and General Manager of Schlumberger’s Information Management business. Mobed is a native of the UK and has lived and worked in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the US. He is a graduate of Imperial College London and Trinity College, Cambridge. Mobed will join Elsevier effective 4 April.
“In Ron, we are fortunate to have an executive who has experience in leading global science and technology content businesses, as well as a track record in leveraging quality information, technology and customer insight to create valuable solutions for customers,” said Erik Engstrom, Chief Executive Officer of Reed Elsevier. “I am confident that his highly relevant experience and knowledge of many of our markets around the world will serve us well.”
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