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Emerald Publishing Limited is a scholarly publisher of academic journals and books in the fields of management, business, education, library studies, health care, and engineering. It was founded in the United Kingdom in 1967 and has its headquarters in Bingley.

Emerald Group Publishing
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationBingley, West Yorkshire, England
DistributionTurpin Distribution (books)[1]
Key peopleDr Keith Howard; Group Board Richard Bevan; Chairman; Vicky Williams; CEO
Publication typesAcademic journals, Books, Book series
Nonfiction topicsManagement, business, social sciences, library studies, education, health & social care, engineering and more
RevenueIncrease £39.3M (2015)
No. of employees250 (2015)

In 2018 Vicky Williams was appointed as CEO of Emerald Publishing.[2]

In 2007 Emerald acquired a programme of Management and Social Science book serials, series and monographs from Elsevier.[3]

The acquisition of health and social care publisher Pier Professional Limited took place in 2011.[4]

In June 2015, the Emerald acquisition of GoodPractice was announced. GoodPractice is a provider of support tools for leaders and senior managers.[5]

In 2017 Emerald became the title sponsor of Headingley Stadium with it being renamed Emerald Headingley. As part of the deal the new main stand was named The Emerald Stand.

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  1. ^ For Booksellers
  2. ^ "Vicky Williams is appointed CEO of Emerald Publishing – STM Publishing News". Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Emerald acquires Elsevier titles - The Bookseller".
  4. ^ "£25m growth bid by Emerald". Bradford Telegraph and Argus.
  5. ^ "Research Information". Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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