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Karin Plötz is Director of LitCam. Before she hold the position of Director Sponsoring and Cooperations as well as the Director of the Focus Education of the Frankfurter Buchmesse. In this function she created and implemented 2006 the "Literacy Campaign", a project designed to help diminish worldwide illiteracy, which works now as a non-profit-organisation. Before joining the Frankfurt Book-Fair, Karin Plötz worked in the Handelsblatt publishing group, Duesseldorf (Germany) where she headed the marketing department for special products and in 2000 became Productmanager for "Wirtschaftswoche heute", the online version of the German business magazine "Wirtschaftswoche". Prior to her professional engagements in the publishing business, she has worked for Advertising and PR agencies. Karin Plötz holds a University degree in History and Sociology of the Duesseldorf University.