Claire Milburn joins HighWire as Business Development Manager, EMEA
HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Milburn in the role of Business Development Manager for EMEA.
Claire reports in to Tracy Capaldi-Drewett, VP Global Marketing and EMEA Sales and comes to HighWire with over 15 years of publishing and technology experience. She has held senior roles at Waterstones, BFI Publishing, Omnibus Press, Taylor & Francis, Amazon, Swets Information Services and Ingenta. Claire’s recent experience has been in selling large enterprise level software and platform solutions to the scholarly publishing market, and building long-term partnerships with her customers, driving their growth and revenue.
“Claire brings a strategic business focus to HighWire’s growing sales team,” said Tracy Capaldi-Drewett. “Her long experience within the sector, both in software sales and working directly for publishers brings a real depth of understanding and empathy for publishers who are looking for platform technology in the UK, Europe and the rest of EMEA.”
“I am delighted to join HighWire,” said Milburn. “Publishers need to see real value, partnership, and performance from technology providers and it couldn’t be a better time to join an organization that is so committed. With the continued investment including the growth of the International Development Centre in Belfast, it is an exciting time to join the HighWire EMEA team.”