|Emile started his publishing career over 25 years ago as a publisher in a small international trade magazine publisher in the Netherlands that was soon after acquired by United Business Media. International publishing has been his passion ever since, having worked in various senior management positions but mostly as the CEO of publishing companies in Italy, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. After Morgan Grampian (UBM) Emile worked for Reed Business in Brussels and Mainz. He then worked in Italy for 11 years for Reed Business, Schibstedt and Elsevier. Back in the Netherlands he started as a consultant and worked on assignments for Wolters Kluwer, Karnov (Denmark), and various smaller publishers in the Netherlands.
His experience reaches from trade magazines and their databases to online publishing (for consumer as well as professional audiences) to events and training (CME, both online and face-to-face) and consumer magazines, with a special emphasis on strategy and marketing.
He has been in the lead for various acquisitions and divestments following the revision of strategic plans and brings a creative mind to the team. Emile is fluent in English, Italian, German and Dutch.