Former Thomson Reuters Executive Brings Decades of Experience in Driving Global Growth; Will Join Executive Team of Parent Organization CCC
May 2, 2017 – London – Ixxus, a software professional services firm and leading provider of information solutions, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Brett-Harris as Managing Director. In this role, Brett-Harris will oversee developing strategies and innovative technology solutions to transform the way Ixxus customers can use data and content to drive revenues and growth. Brett-Harris will also join the executive team of Ixxus’ parent organization, Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC).
“Jonathan brings an excellent record of delivering growth on a global scale in important verticals, including life sciences and healthcare,” said Tracey Armstrong, president and CEO, CCC. “His previous experience in the information industry and in professional services are a terrific fit with the combined teams of CCC and Ixxus. In the era of cloud computing and big data, digital transformation is an imperative for businesses. Ixxus has extensive expertise in delivering systems and a proven track record of effectively transforming businesses for a wide range of customers, including some of the world’s largest publishers. Under Jonathan’s leadership, Ixxus will continue to put the customer first and provide innovative solutions based on state-of-the-art technologies.”
Prior to joining Ixxus, Brett-Harris was executive vice president, managing director of life sciences, and global head of industry & proposition at Thomson Reuters, where he defined the industry segment strategy for the Intellectual Property & Science division. Previously, he served as vice president and managing director at Elan Corporation, where he led the UK, a global distribution team and created new channel strategies in Asia that substantially grew segment revenue. Brett-Harris has also held leadership roles at Genzyme Corporation, Hydron Limited, and Eli Lilly.
“Data and content are now at the epicenter of business strategy in nearly every industry, and Ixxus is a recognized leader in helping publishers and content owners maximize the ROI of cloud computing and big data investments related to their content strategies,” said Brett-Harris, managing director, Ixxus. “I’m excited to join such a talented team as we continue to innovate and develop robust solutions to deliver the true value of digital transformation for our customers.”
CCC and Ixxus work with customers to explore new possibilities for data and content needed to undertake a digital transformation. We create solutions using state-of-the-art technologies and employ agile methodologies enabling us to design to customer needs. CCC and Ixxus can help clients maximize the value of their digital assets, optimize internal workflows, and manage the production and consumption of big data. Additional services include the integration of information assets across the enterprise, semantic search across those assets, continuous improvement of data quality, and end-to-end publishing solutions. To learn more about Ixxus, visit www.ixxus.com.
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Ixxus is a leading global provider of information solutions that reinvent the way organizations derive value from data and content to drive growth. With roots in publishing, Ixxus delivers award-winning solutions that accelerate the digital transformation journey. The company’s unique expertise in storage, search, content modeling, editorial, and distribution is applicable to any customer focused on maximizing the value of data. Ixxus is a subsidiary of Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a global leader in content management, licensing, discovery, and delivery solutions.
About Copyright Clearance Center
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is a global leader in content management, licensing, discovery and delivery solutions. Through its relationships with those who use and create content, CCC drives market-based solutions that fuel research, power publishing and respect copyright. With its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus, CCC provides solutions for millions of people from the world’s largest companies and academic institutions.