London, August 8, 2018
knk is pleased to announce the permanent appointment of Publishing Consultant Jo Burges to its UK Group Company.
Jo will support the knk UK team as Project Manager and Consultant combining her experiences as Director, Publishing and Systems, at i-Publishing Consultants with her extensive prior knowledge of the publishing industry.
Jo says: “I’m delighted to be joining knk at this exciting time in its development and am really looking forward to working with John and the team as the company enhances its presence in the UK.”
She has worked in various positions within the academic and professional publishing sector during the last 30 years. Amongst others, Jo was Systems Director and Editorial and Production Director at Ashgate Publishing and prior to that, she held various Publisher roles.
John Lawson, Managing Director of knk Software UK says: “I am really thrilled that Jo has joined the knk-team. Her senior hands-on publishing experience, combined with more recent IT consulting roles, make her a perfect fit for our busy growing team”.
Founded in 1988 knk develops and distributes knkPublishing – the only Microsoft certified publishing software in the world. It complements the range of services provided by Microsoft Dynamics with publishing-specific functionality for book-, magazine- and specialist publishers and is based on the latest web and BI technology. The software can be used on Azure in the cloud as well as on premise and can be either be bought outright or licensed in a subscriptions model. Cloud implementation projects for small publishers take between six and twelve weeks.
The knk Group consists of the following companies and brands: knk Software UK, knk Software LP (US), knk Business Software (Germany), knk Customer Engagement (Germany) specialized in CRM, Marketing Automation and Audience Building for Publishers, knk France SAS, Bradbury Phillips International and muellerPrange as a specialist for stand-alone advertising and subscription solutions for the media industry (Germany).
knk is a member of the worldwide Magazine Media Association (FIPP), the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the Book Industry Study Group (BISG). Currently, the knk Group has about 450 customers in the publishing industry in Europe, North America and Asia.
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