DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Francesca Beveridge, a business development executive with more than 20 years of subscriber-based services experience of which 17 years were with Dow Jones and Company, has been appointed Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Chemical Information Services (CIS) with responsibilities for subscriber services and sales.
Beveridge's career with Dow Jones and Company spanned 17 years, most recently as Regional Sales Manager for the Enterprise Media Group with responsibilities for driving strategic direction of a territory spanning from Pennsylvania to Florida that included the Midwest. Spearheading operational and marketing initiatives, among other responsibilities, she directed account teams of sales professionals that surpassed company goals and achieved $32 million in annual revenue growth selling Dow Jones and Factiva products. Previously, Beveridge served as National Sales Director of the Dow Jones Newswires Division with responsibilities for driving sales growth, leading operations, and performing oversight of financial activities during which she led sales in excess of projections and significantly penetrated new customer markets. Prior experience with Dow Jones included Sales Manager of Dow Jones Newswires - Southwest Division, a position she achieved following serving years of account service work in Texas and New York.
"Francesca brings CIS a deep background with online subscription services and is a strong asset to our company and clients," said John Harris, Chief Executive Office of CIS. "Our clients will greatly benefit from Francesca's dedication to providing the highest level of personalized customer service. She is highly focused on understanding and responding to clients' needs, and she brings a consultative approach to helping clients meet those needs."
IS, based in Dallas, Texas, is a world leader in providing accurate and timely information to chemical and pharmaceutical industries in more than 140 countries worldwide. CIS has served procurement and sourcing specialists for more than 40 years through its proprietary Directory of World Chemical Producers (DWCP) and other databases.About Chemical Information Services LLC: Chemical Information Services LLC is the world leader in providing product-based information services to the global chemical and pharmaceutical buyer communities. Their flagship product, the Directory of World Chemical Producers, is the choice of sourcing professionals around the globe for over 40 years. Recently, CIS has partnered with Becker & Associates, an industry leader in the identification of and production processes of life science molecules from basic commodities through the most complex fine chemicals. Their Future Generics database will provide companies with a Global Resource for Life Science Molecules from Discovery to Market. For more information, please visit www.chemicalinfo.com.