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Juergen Boos

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Juergen Boos

Director
Frankfurter Buchmesse

Juergen Boos trained as a publisher at Herder Verlag (Freiburg) in the early 1980s and has degrees in both Marketing and Organisational Theory. He has held management positions at Droemer Knaur Verlag (Munich), Carl Hanser Verlag (Munich), as well as Springer Science and Business Media (today Springer Science) and John Wiley & Sons (Weinheim). He became President and CEO of the Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH (Frankfurt Book Fair) in 2005 and is President of LITPROM (Society for the Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature) and Managing Director of LitCam (Frankfurter Buchmesse Literacy Campaign).

On 20 November 2013, he was awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art. In January 2017, Juergen Boos received an honorary degree from the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. In February 2018, he was conferred the cultural distinction of “Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres“ (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) at the French embassy in Berlin. He is also a member of the Scientific Committee of Sheikh Zayed Book Award and a member of Akademie Deutscher Buchpreis (German Book Prize Academy).

Participation in event(s):

13.10.2020
buchmesse.de/opening | Festhalle Messe Frankfurt
Opening Press Conference
13.10.2020
buchmesse.de/opening | Festhalle Messe Frankfurt
Opening Ceremony of the Frankfurter Buchmesse “Special Edition”
14.10.2020
#fbm20 media library
WIPO and Frankfurter Buchmesse present: An international outlook on publishing, creative content and IP
14.10.2020
The ARD Book Fair Stage
Weltempfang opening: Europe – Connecting Cultures (german only)
15.10.2020
Frankfurt Conference: Publishing Insights
Keynote: "Rethinking 'Diversity' in Publishing"
17.10.2020
BOOKFEST digital
Welcome to BOOKFEST digital
17.10.2020
BOOKFEST digital
Welcome to BOOKFEST digital
20.05.2021
The Hof
Juergen Boos on how Frankfurter Buchmesse is gearing up for 2021
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