Guido Herrmann


Dr. Guido F. Herrmann has been Managing Director of Germany and Vice President of Germany at John Wiley & Sons, Inc. since April  2017. Dr. Herrmann is responsible for business operations in Germany and leads a substantial portion of John Wiley’s global journal portfolio, with primary responsibility for titles that follow the high-impact in-house editorial model. He joined Wiley from Georg Thieme Verlag KG, where he has worked for much of the past 20 years as Managing Director for Chemistry. Dr. Herrmann serves as Chairs the STM Copyright Enforcement Task Force and sits on the Supervisory Board of VG Wort, the German reproduction rights organization. He is a past member of the GDCh Awards Committee and the Supervisory Board of FIZ Karlsruhe, where he also chaired the Scientific Advisory Board for many years. Dr. Herrmann presents frequently at international conferences and has published as first author research in (among others) Angewandte Chemie, Tetrahedron Letters, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Helvetica Chimica Acta and Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht. Dr. Herrmann has undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering and in Chemistry from the Universities of Aachen and Düsseldorf, respectively. He carried out his graduate research in bio-organic chemistry at the Scripps Institute in California and did his postdoctoral studies at ETH Zurich. He holds an MBA from the University of Warwick, UK.

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