Labtiva, Inc., developer of the ReadCube suite of scholarly literature tools, today announced the hire of Adrian T. Stanley as Vice President of Global Business Development, a newly created position. Stanley will be responsible for worldwide publisher sales and developing key strategic partnerships. He joins Labtiva from The Charlesworth Group – a leading international publishing services company, where he most recently served as CEO of the US division.

Stanley has spent more than 25 years developing sales, technology and author support services for publishers worldwide and has been instrumental in driving international expansion across the Americas and Asia. He is a published author, an active public speaker and sits on the board of the Society for Scholarly Publishing.

“I am very excited to be joining such a dynamic team at Labtiva.” said Stanley. “The technology behind ReadCube is truly impressive, and I look forward to working on the continued development and delivery of these valuable solutions to scientific and scholarly publishers worldwide.”

Labtiva, one of our portfolio companies, has developed an innovative technology offering, enabling publishers to engage with and discover more about their end users, unlock new markets, and explore new ways to sell their content.

“Adrian has a proven track record of successfully planning, implementing and executing technology within the publisher space on both national and international levels.” said Sinisa Hrvatin, Labtiva co-founder. “His depth of experience coupled with his passion for innovation makes him a perfect fit for our team, and this next phase of ReadCube’s expansion.”

You can read more about this news in the official press release here