(Charlottesville, VA) May 18, 2023 – Silverchair announced today that Betsy Donohue will join the company as Senior Vice President for Business Development.

Betsy joins Silverchair as a strategic business development leader with more than 25 years of creative marketing, product development, and sales experience in the publishing industry. In her new role, she will serve on Silverchair’s Executive Team and lead its Business Development team as it seeks to address the increasing demand for platform services from publishers looking for an independent and innovative technology partner.

Most recently, Betsy served as Managing Director of Publisher Relations at Digital Science, where she pioneered the Digital Science publisher team, developing and executing the company’s global, publisher-facing commercial strategy. She has also held roles at Ingram Content Group, Scope eKnowledge, and Swets.

“With her deep industry relationships and considerable experience, Betsy will be able to support Silverchair’s growth efforts from Day One,” said Silverchair President Will Schweitzer. “We’re very excited to have her on our team, and we look forward to what she’ll bring to our growing client community.”

Betsy added, “I’m very excited to be joining Silverchair at this point of my career. Having experienced firsthand the transformative power of technology within the scholarly and academic publishing community, I’m inspired by Silverchair’s vision that innovation can fulfill the greatest promises of scholarship. I am very much looking forward to working shoulder to shoulder with a fantastic team at Silverchair who are dedicated to helping publishers thrive, evolve, and fulfill their missions.”

Betsy will join Silverchair in attending the 2023 Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting in Portland, May 31-June 2. We invite attendees to raise a glass to her new role during our Cocktail Reception on June 1st at 5:45pm in our booth in the Exhibit Hall.




About Silverchair

Silverchair is the leading independent platform partner for scholarly and professional publishers, serving our growing community through flexible technology and unparalleled services. We build and host websites, online products, and digital libraries for our clients’ content, enabling researchers and professionals to maximize their contributions to our world. Our vision is to help publishers thrive, evolve, and fulfill their missions.

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Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen
VP, Marketing

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