December 2, 2020

Research Square Company Welcomes Helen Tian as New General Manager in China

DURHAM, N.C., USA (December 2, 2020)--Research Square Company is pleased to announce the hire of Helen Tian as its General Manager of Researcher Solutions in Greater China.

As Research Square Company’s senior leader in the Greater China market, Ms. Tian will lead commercial activities in China across  AJE author services, Research Square platform and Springer Nature Research Solutions.¹

Among other things, Ms. Tian will lead Research Square Company’s office in Beijing, serve as the company’s external representative in China, and support growth in the Greater China market through partnerships with universities, societies and journals. 

“Helen has very impressive backgrounds in science, scholarly publishing and business management,” said Brett Nicol, Chief Revenue Officer at Research Square Company. “She has strong business acumen and deep knowledge across our market’s spectrum, putting her in an excellent position to connect well with our clients in China and enable their success through our innovative products and services.”

Ms. Tian brings 13 years of experience in the scholarly publishing industry. She has held leadership positions at Wolters Kluwer Health, Elsevier, and most recently The Charlesworth Group, where she served as General Manager for China and East Asia.

About Research Square Company

Research Square Company, a five-time INC 5000 award winner, exists to make research communication faster, fairer, and more useful. Through our industry leading preprint platform, Research Square, research promotion tools, and AJE’s comprehensive suite of manuscript preparation services, we are proud to have supported over 2.5 million authors in 192 countries since our founding in 2004. Across all sides of our business, our team of former researchers and publishing industry professionals truly understand the importance of sharing research results with the world. By helping researchers communicate their work more effectively, we accelerate the pace of global discovery and advancement. 

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¹Research Square Company and Springer Nature

Together, Springer Nature and Research Square Company are proud to be leading the way in allowing science to be communicated more quickly to the broader academic and public community. Springer Nature is a majority investor in Research Square Company brands, AJE and Research Square. 



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