Thursday, February 21, 2013

Martyn Daniels joins Haven Books as Non-Executive Director

For immediate release: 6/2/13

Martyn Daniels joins Haven Books as Non-Executive Director

The Haven Books Group, owners of educational resource brands Badger Learning, Pandora Books and School Bargain Bookshop are delighted to announce the appointment of Martyn Daniels as a Non- Executive Director. Martyn steps into the new role immediately and with his extensive digital knowledge and skills, he will help guide the digital development and strategy of Haven Books.

Steve Cheetham, Managing Director of Haven Books said, ‘Martyn brings a wealth of commercial and digital knowledge to the board and will help the team continue to deliver the right content to schools that help teachers inspire children.’

Daniels said, ‘Like other sectors, Education is being challenged by today’s technology, networks and digital media. Haven Books has built a solid foundation that is more than capable of servicing both todays and tomorrow’s market needs. I am looking forward to working with the team to evolve our publishing and service strategy in order that we continue to deliver the right content in the appropriate form that meets the changing needs and expectations of teachers, students and parents.’

Daniels has extensive commercial experience gained across a number of sectors. He has previously been Strategic Development Director at Vista (now Publishing Technology plc) where he was the Primary Architect behind the PubEasy and Batch services. He has also managed a major offshore digital publishing service provider based in India which provided both digital conversion services as well as application services to the publishing market. In 2006 he wrote the ‘Brave New World’ report, which was published by the BA and subsequently has written over 2,000 articles on technology, media and publishing on his Brave New World blog. Daniels is also a Non-Executive Director of Bibliophile Ltd, a book mail order and internet company which holds a Royal Warrant.

Haven Books Group are a leading supplier of educational resources to schools with an extensive range of products ranging from themed collections of books for Early Learning through to subject specific A-Level teacher guides.

For more information on this exciting appointment by Haven Books please contact:
Haven Books Marketing Department              Contact: Scott Richardson Tel: 01553 769209
Address: Oldmedow Road                                                                                     Fax: 01553 767646
Hardwick Industrial Estate                                                                                                                           
Kings Lynn
PE30 4JJ

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