Brill will appoint Jasmin Lange as Chief Publishing Officer


Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing  (CN) –  November 28, 2017 — Koninklijke Brill NV, the international scholarly publisher, announces the appointment of Jasmin Lange (39) as Chief Publishing Officer and member of the Management Team, as per January 1st, 2018.

Earlier this year (October 9), Brill announced that its Supervisory Board intends to appoint Peter Coebergh as CEO. He will succeed Herman Pabbruwe following his scheduled retirement at the AGM on 17 May, 2018. Herman Pabbruwe (1953) will have fulfilled the role of CEO for 14 years. At the same time, the Supervisory Board intends to appoint Olivier de Vlam to the Management Board as CFO and COO. In order to ensure continuity in publishing policy, Brill furthermore intends to appoint a Chief Publishing Officer in early 2018. Together they will form Brill’s Executive Committee.

This November's announcement cites that within Brill’s senior leadership, Jasmin will lead the company's publishing teams and focus on further expanding Brill’s offering to the scholarly community.

German-born Jasmin Lange joined Brill in 2011 as Assistant Editor and has worked as Business Development Manager since 2012. In this role, amongst others, she focused on developing Open Access within Brill, developing new business models and integrating newly acquired publishing activities into the Brill portfolio. Most recently, Jasmin played a key role in the acquisitions of Schöningh & Fink and Mentis in Germany and Sense Publishers in the Netherlands. Before joining Brill, Jasmin worked in the publishing business and as a researcher in Germany, the USA and the UK.


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Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Education, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit