The Publishers Association announced today that Emma House has been promoted as its new Deputy Chief Executive.
Emma House has worked at the Publishers Association as Director of Publisher Relations for more than eight years. During this time she has run the PA's Boards across all areas of the publishing industry, liaised with external partners and suppliers and overseen industry related projects and campaigns. In her role she has been instrumental in running pilots for remote ebook lending in public libraries, setting guidelines for educational publishers’ resources and leading on the PA's overseas anti-piracy campaigns
Commenting on the appointment, Stephen Lotinga, Chief Executive of the PA, said:
“Emma is an absolute cornerstone of the Publishers Association and so I’m delighted that she has accepted this new role which is very much deserved and a recognition of her talent and commitment.
“She has first class insight and knowledge of the publishing industry both in the UK and abroad, and I look forward to continuing to work with her to provide the best possible service to publishers.”
Emma House said: “It has never been a more important time for the publishing industry to have a strong voice to government and other stakeholders, and for the PA to play a pivotal role in bringing that voice to bear. I'm looking forward to playing an integral role in continuing the work we do, with a fantastic team in place and with the support of our members.”