Sven Molter Joins Silverchair as VP of Product

(Charlottesville, VA) April 2, 2024 – Silverchair announced the expansion of its Product team with the addition of Sven Molter as VP of Product and the addition of a new role, VP of Strategic Partnerships, filled by Hannah Heckner Swain.

Sven Molter joins Silverchair with extensive experience in industry product roles, most recently at PLOS and Clarivate. He is also the President of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE). As VP of Product, Molter will be responsible for informing, developing, and executing on Silverchair’s product investments across all segments. This role crafts the vision for Silverchair’s products, informed by clients and the overall market, and will play a key role in Silverchair’s expanding AI initiatives.

“Silverchair prioritizes innovation and experimentation while maintaining a steadfast dedication to its current product offerings,” said Molter. “That's a compelling organization to be a part of, and I am excited about joining the Silverchair team. I look forward to adding value to the capabilities and services of Silverchair's existing platform and to collaborating with the team on future innovations.”

In conjunction with this appointment, Hannah Heckner Swain will move into the new, expanded role of VP, Strategic Partnerships. This new position was created in recognition of the important role that partnerships play in the continued success of independent publishers. In this role, Swain will help define and communicate the evolution of Sensus Impact, manage the Silverchair Universe trusted partner program, and regularly collaborate with Silverchair’s clients and industry partners to help shape our product vision.

“The growth of the Product team at Silverchair over the last four years has been an exciting journey to be a part of,” said Swain. “Throughout this time, I’ve been most energized and activated while collaborating with clients, prospects, and outside partners to solve problems and pursue emerging opportunities, and I’m thrilled to be able to devote more of my time and energy to this aspect of my work.”

“Together, the expanded team reflects the role of Product at the heart of Silverchair’s strategy to support the independent publishing community and positions Silverchair well for future innovation,” said Emilie Delquié, SVP of Product and Customer Success. “I am thrilled to bring Sven and Hannah’s expertise together as we continue to uncover new efficiencies and more flexibility for our clients.”



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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