Two PA staff members were appointed to key Committees of the International Publishers Association (IPA) at their General Assembly held at Frankfurt Book Fair.
William Bowes, our Director of Policy and General Counsel, was confirmed as the new Chair of IPA’s Copyright Committee and gave an address with his vision for their future work and the challenges publishers face.
Emma House, Deputy Chief Executive, was also elected to the IPA Membership Committee.
Stephen Lotinga, Chief Executive of the Publishers Association, commented: “Representation on these committees is an important part of our international work and comes at a crucial time for the publishing industry globally. Congratulations to Will and Emma – I know they will make important contributions to the IPA’s work in these roles.”
The IPA’s General Assembly also included the election of the IPA’s next President and Vice President.
Images: Left: Outgoing chair of the IPA's Copyright Committee, Paul Doda alongside new Chair William Bowes and IPA Vice President, Hugo Setzer
Right: Emma House, Deputy CEO of the Publishers Association