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Courier Names Christopher Kuppig as Vice President of Business Development, Publishing

Press release from the issuing company

NORTH CHELMSFORD, Mass.-- Courier Corporation today announced the appointment of Christopher Kuppig as Vice President of Business Development, Publishing. In this newly created position within Courier's publishing division, Kuppig will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities that will help drive future growth, including opportunities within Courier's three publishing operations as well as acquisition opportunities. Kuppig is an industry veteran with over 35 years of experience in book publishing. For the past ten years prior to joining Courier, he was President of Stone Studio Publishing Services, where he provided management consulting services to book publishing clients and authors. Prior to establishing his consulting business, Kuppig was General Manager, Trade Books Division for Chilton Book Company; Director for Consumer Reports Books (a division of Consumers Union of U.S., Inc.); Editor-in-Chief, General Books Division at Addison-Wesley Publishing Company; and Editor-in-Chief, Trade Paperbacks, for Dell Publishing Company. Kuppig began his career in editorial positions at major publishers in New York. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Courier's CEO, James F. Conway III, stated, "We're excited to have Chris join our publishing team. He brings significant experience in helping publishing clients identify opportunities, develop business plans, and implement them with great success. His vast knowledge of the publishing industry as a whole will be a great benefit to our publishing division in achieving their growth plans."