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People at Karger


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Board of Directors 

Thomas Karger, Dr. med. h.c. 

Chairman of the Board of Directors
t.karger@karger.com
p_Thomas_Karger_O Thomas Karger is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. He has more than 67 years of experience in international scientific publishing. In 1950, he joined the company and has since held positions of increasing responsibility. He expanded operations in Basel and also founded the international subscription agency Karger Libri as well as the offices in Australia, China, Germany, France, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, Thailand, and the United States of America.
He has been awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Hamburg, Germany, and by the University of Basel, Switzerland, for his merits in the area of medicine. His training in publishing at the beginning of his career involved extended stays in New York, USA, and Oxford, UK. He was born in 1930 and is a Swiss citizen.

Gabriella Karger 

Vice Chairwoman & Publisher
g.karger@karger.com
p_Gaby_Karger_O Gabriella Karger is the 4th generation publisher and Vice Chairwoman of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. She chairs the Management Board made up of three members and also leads the management of the publication portfolio. After several years as a member of Program Management of the cultural channel at the Swiss National Radio, she rejoined the company in 2007, where she had previously worked in various departments.
Gabriella Karger holds an executive master of business administration from the University of Basel, Switzerland. She has been a member of the University of Basel Council since 2010. She was born in 1964 and is a Swiss citizen.

Christoph Eymann

Dr. iur., Nationalrat

Yvette Karger


Guy Rueff

lic. rer. pol.

Caspar Zellweger

Dr. iur., Advokat




 

Management Board

Gabriella Karger 

Vice Chairwoman & Publisher
g.karger@karger.com
p_Gaby_Karger_O Gabriella Karger is the 4th generation publisher and Vice Chairwoman of the Board of Directors at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. She chairs the Management Board made up of three members and also leads the management of the publication portfolio. After several years as a member of Program Management of the cultural channel at the Swiss National Radio, she rejoined the company in 2007, where she had previously worked in various departments.
Gabriella Karger holds an executive master of business administration from the University of Basel, Switzerland. She has been a member of the University of Basel Council since 2010. She was born in 1964 and is a Swiss citizen.

Daniel Ebneter 

Chief Executive Officer
d.ebneter@karger.com
p_Ebneter_O Daniel Ebneter is the CEO and a member of the Management Board at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. He reports to Gabriella Karger who is the Vice Chairwoman of the Board of Directors and the 4th generation publisher.
Prior to joining Karger in July 2017, Daniel Ebneter was a member of the executive board of the Hogrefe publishing group. Earlier positions include senior roles in business consultancy and industrial trading as well as teaching at universities. He has extensive professional experience in publishing and digital business.
Daniel Ebneter holds a master's degree in applied physics, mathematics and computer science from the University of Bern, Switzerland, as well as an Executive MBA in integrated management from the Universities of Applied Sciences Bern and Fribourg, Switzerland. He was born in 1970 and is a Swiss citizen.

Ural Tufan 

Chief Operating Officer
u.tufan@karger.com
p_Tufan_O Ural Tufan is the Chief Operating Officer at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. He joined the company in 2016 and is responsible for the Corporate Services which include Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Information & Publishing Technology, and Public Affairs. He has 12 years of experience in public administration where he held positions of increasing responsibility. He worked in Communications and Controlling of the Finance Ministry of the Canton of Aargau. In the Health Protection Services of the City of Basel he was responsible for human, animal, and environmental health protection and safety.
He holds a master's of arts degree in history and German literature and linguistics from the University of Basel, Switzerland. He was born in 1971 and is a Swiss citizen.

Peter Roth 

Director of Editorial Department & Services and Publication Manager
p.roth@karger.com
p_Roth_O Peter Roth is the Director of the Editorial Department & Services and Publication Manager at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. He has more than 30 years of experience in international scientific publishing. He joined the company in 1986 and has held positions of increasing responsibility. In his current role he is responsible for the Editorial Department & Services as well as the Editorial Division Asia. He is also in charge of Publication Management for the subject areas of complementary medicine, nephrology, neurology, nutrition, pharmacology, and surgery.
He completed his studies in technical graphic design in San Francisco, United States. He was born in 1960 and is a Swiss citizen.

Kristina Lasotta, Dr. rer. pol. 

Director of Marketing
k.lasotta@karger.com
Kristina Lasotta Kristina Lasotta is the Marketing Director of Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland.
She joined the company in December 2017 and has extensive professional experience in marketing within different industries. She previously worked in business consultancy and held various executive positions in marketing, brand management, research and business development, for example at Zurich Insurance Company and at Swiss Federal Railways. In addition, she was a lecturer at universities and marketing schools in Austria and Switzerland. Having published her own work during her academic career, she knows the scientific publishing cycle firsthand.
Kristina Lasotta holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Mannheim, Germany, a doctor's degree from the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel (WWZ), Switzerland, and is currently finishing a CAS Digital Masterclass from the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich – HWZ, Switzerland. She was born in 1972 and is a German citizen.

Michael Dürst 

Director of Production Technology & Information and Publishing Technology
m.duerst@karger.com
p_Duerst_O Michael Dürst is the Director of the two divisions Production Technology & Information and Publishing Technology at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. He has more than 15 years of experience in international scientific publishing. He joined the company in 2001 and has held positions of increasing responsibility. He has extensive experience in information technology which includes developing new business in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where he led information technology projects.
He studied biology in Zurich, Switzerland. He was born in 1966 and is a Swiss citizen.

Joachim Flickinger 

Director of Sales and Distribution
j.flickinger@karger.com
p_Flickinger_O Joachim Flickinger is the Director of Sales and Distribution at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. In this capacity, he has developed the Latin American markets and also taken responsibility for the North American and European markets. Now focusing on the western hemisphere, and travelling on business extensively, he has acquired in-depth knowledge of many local markets. He joined the company in 2011 and has over 10 years of experience in international scientific publishing. After several years of work in publishing in the field of humanities and social sciences, he took over responsibilities closely collaborating with publishers at the subscription agency Swets.
He holds a master's degree in Hispanic studies and sociology from the University of Augsburg, Germany. He was born in 1982 and is a German citizen.

Moritz Thommen 

Director of Sales and Distribution
m.thommen@karger.com
p_Thommen_O Moritz Thommen is the Director of Sales and Distribution at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. He has 25 years of experience in international scientific publishing. He joined the company in 2003 and has expanded and coordinated the worldwide network of Karger branch offices (and foreign agencies). Now focusing on the eastern hemisphere and traveling extensively on business, he has acquired in-depth knowledge of many local markets. He also oversees the eBusiness Development & Rights Department which anticipates market trends to develop new product ranges and services.
He obtained a marketing degree in Bern, Switzerland. He was born in 1964 and is a Swiss citizen.




 

Extended Management Board

Philippe Nappez 

Director of Accounting & Finance
p.nappez@karger.com
p_Nappez_O Philippe Nappez is the Director of the Accounting & Finance Division at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. He has 9 years of experience in international scientific publishing. He joined the company in 2008 and has held positions of increasing responsibility. He has 15 years of experience leading the administration of the Basel office of the Swiss National Radio.
He started his career as a fiduciary in Basel, Switzerland. He was born in 1960 and is a Swiss citizen.

Tina Schäfer 

Director of Human Resources
t.schaefer@karger.com
p_Schäfer_O Tina Schäfer is the Director of the Human Resources Division at Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. She has 11 years of experience in international scientific publishing. She joined the Rights & Permissions Department of the company in 2006 and has been the Director of the Human Resources Division since August 2016. She also has 4 years of experience as a lawyer for an insurance company.
Tina Schäfer holds a master's degree in law and the history of art from the University of Basel, Switzerland, as well as a degree in human resources. She was born in 1974 and is a Swiss citizen.




 

Karger Libri Agency

Yvonne Berger 

Director of Karger Libri
y.berger@karger.com
p_Berger_O Yvonne Berger is the Director of Karger Libri, a subscription agency and a subsidiary of Karger Publishers, a globally active, independent, and family-owned medical and scientific publishing house in Basel, Switzerland. She joined the company in 2009 and has held positions of increasing responsibility. Her previous experience includes, among others, 8 years in Marketing and Sales at Swiss Post and at its financial services subsidiary. She has a master's degree in business administration from Edinburgh Business School, Scotland. She was born in 1975 and is a Swiss citizen.




 

Editorial Division/Program Management


Program Management/Publishing Proposals

Gabriella Karger

Vice Chairwoman & Publisher
g.karger@karger.com


Publication Management

Laurenz Baltzer

Publication Manager
l.baltzer@karger.com
Biotechnology, Genetics, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology / Virology

Sandra Braun

Publication Manager
s.braun@karger.com
Dental Medicine, Dermatology, Immunology / Allergy, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Phonetics, Primatology

Paul Lavender

Publication Manager
p.lavender@karger.com
Cytology, Cell & Molecular Biology, Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Psychology, Psychiatry, Social and Preventive Medicine

Thomas Nold

Publication Manager
t.nold@karger.com
Endocrinology, Gerontology, Gynecology, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Respiratory System, Urology

Peter Roth

Publication Manager/Director Editorial Department & Services
p.roth@karger.com
Complementary Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Surgery

Nicolas Vignon

Publication Manager
n.vignon@karger.com
Cardiovascular System, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Nephrology





 

Editorial Department & Services


Editorial Department & Services

Peter Roth

Director Editorial Department & Services
p.roth@karger.com


Editorial Department

Christoph Reber

Head of Editorial Department
c.reber@karger.com


Editorial Office
Inquiries about manuscripts in peer-review

Angela Lorenz

Head of Editorial Office
a.lorenz@karger.com


Production Editing
Manuscript inquiries and articles in production

Christoph Reber

Head of Production Editing
c.reber@karger.com


Copy Editing

Andrea Shaw

Head of Copy Editing
a.shaw@karger.com





 

Open Access


All Open Access inquiries
openaccess@karger.com





 

Pharma Services


Inquiries about sponsored supplement issues, reprints/ePrints, sponsored editorial projects, advertising/banners, bulk purchases, Pharma Collection subscriptions
pharmaservices@karger.com





 

Editorial Division Americas


Editorial Business Development Americas/Publishing Projects

Thomas Nold

Head of Editorial Division Americas
t.nold@karger.com





 

Editorial Division Asia


Editorial Business Development Asia/Publishing Projects

Peter Roth

Director Editorial Department & Services / Head of Editorial Division Asia
p.roth@karger.com


Editorial Division Asia, Shanghai, China

Veronica Zhang-Fan

Editorial Manager
v.zhangfan@karger.asia


Editorial Division Asia, Tokyo, Japan

Setsuko Nishihara

Editorial Manager
senish@karger.jp


Editorial Division Asia, Chennai, India

Michael Mizpah

Editorial Manager
mizpah@karger.asia


More information





 

Sales and Distribution


General contact for Sales & Distribution, trade and agents, commercial collaboration for the Americas, Europe and Africa

Joachim Flickinger

Director of Sales & Distribution
j.flickinger@karger.com


General contact for Sales & Distribution, trade and agents, commercial collaboration for Asia, Australia and Oceania

Moritz Thommen

Director of Sales & Distribution
m.thommen@karger.com


Sales & Distribution contact for Canada and USA

Craig Barris

Sales Manager
c.barris@karger.com


Sales & Distribution contact for Latin America

Daniel González Montiel

Sales Executive
d.gonzalez@karger.com, Mexico


Sales & Distribution contact for China, Japan, Korea, South East Asia, Thailand, Russian Federation, Australia and New Zealand

Bärbel Gut

Sales Manager
b.gut@karger.com


Sales & Distribution contact for India, Middle East & Eastern Europe

Julia Kersebaum

Sales Manager
j.kersebaum@karger.com


Sales & Distribution contact for France, Benelux, the Nordics, UK & Ireland

Séverine Maes

Sales Manager
s.maes@karger.com





 

eBusiness Development & Rights

Marc Schindelholz

Head of eBusiness Development & Rights
m.schindelholz@karger.com


Collections and Packages

Iola Gulijew

eBusiness Development Manager
i.gulijew@karger.com


Rights & Permission

David Schaub

Legal Advisor
d.schaub@karger.com; permission@karger.com

Silvia Glücklich

Rights Manager
s.gluecklich@karger.com





 

Customer Service

Thomas Kugler

Head of Customer Service
t.kugler@karger.com

Back volumes, single issues and articles, document delivery, PDF by E-mail, Book orders, print and online journal subscriptions
orders@karger.com

Change of address, claims, returns
service@karger.com

Frequently asked questions
FAQs





 

Warehouse & Shipping

Helder Da Silva

Head of Warehouse & Shipping Department
h.silva@karger.com





 

Marketing


Marketing Director

Kristina Lasotta

k.lasotta@karger.com


Marketing Online & Databases
eContent delivery for ePartners, content errors in Medline and partner sites

Cyrill Martin

Head of Marketing Online & Databases
c.martin@karger.com


Marketing Subject Areas

Erika Brunner

Head of Marketing Subject Areas
e.brunner@karger.com


Congress announcements, invitations to exhibitions

Rachèle Loetscher

Marketing Coordinator Exhibitions
r.loetscher@karger.com


Product Communications

Sophie Saberi

Product Communications Manager
s.saberi@karger.com


Book review requests
Request a Review Copy





 

Corporate Communications

Cora Wirtz-Spycher

Corporate Communications Manager
c.wirtz@karger.com





 

Production Technology

Mike Dürst

Director Production Technology
m.duerst@karger.com


Production Technology

Patrik Brunner

Head of Production Technology
p.brunner@karger.com


Graphic Production

Patrik Brunner

Head of Graphic Production
p.brunner@karger.com


Typesetting/Layout

Mike Dürst

Head of Typesetting/Layout
m.duerst@karger.com

Patrik Brunner

Head of Typesetting/Layout
p.brunner@karger.com





 

Human Resources

Tina Schäfer

Human Resources Director
humanresources@karger.com





 

Accounting & Finance

Philippe Nappez

Director of Accounting & Finance
p.nappez@karger.com





 

Information & Publishing Technology

Mike Dürst

Director Information & Publishing Technology
m.duerst@karger.com

Daniel Hangartner

Head of IT Project Management
d.hangartner@karger.com

Roland Hofer

Head of IT Infrastructure
r.hofer@karger.com

Fernando Rivero

Head of Software Development
f.rivero@karger.com

Martina Degen

Head of Business & Process Analysis
ma.degen@karger.com





 

Buildings & Administration

Werner Storer

Head of Buildings & Administration
w.storer@karger.com