Courier Corporation Elects New Director
NORTH CHELMSFORD, Mass. -- November 13, 2013
Courier Corporation (Nasdaq: CRRC), one of America’s leading innovators in
book manufacturing, publishing and content management, today announced the
election of John J. Kilcullen to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Kilcullen was elected to serve as a Class A Director until the 2014 Annual
Meeting. He is expected to serve on the Board’s Nominating and Corporate
Governance Committee and its Compensation and Management Development
Mr. Kilcullen has more than 20 years of executive and operational experience
in publishing and digital media. He is currently President, Strategic
Partnerships/Ancillary Products at Hearst for The Bible Series, charged with
creating new digital, brand and content licensing businesses based on the hit
cable TV series The Bible, seen by more than 100 million viewers.
Previously, he was President and Publisher of Billboard magazine and Senior
Vice President and Group Publisher at Nielsen Business Media responsible for a
variety of media brands including The Hollywood Reporter, the Bookseller and
Kirkus Reviews in addition to Billboard. He is probably best known as the
creator of the well-known ...For Dummies brand, which has achieved retail
sales of more than $2 billion from products in 37 languages. He is also the
former Executive Chairman of Fast Pencil, which was acquired by Courier in
He currently sits on the Boards of Copyright Clearance Center and Vook.
He is a lecturer on entrepreneurship and innovation at the Naval Postgraduate
School, and has appeared on CNBC and CNN as well as popular talk shows in
Australia, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore and the United Kingdom.
In welcoming Mr. Kilcullen to Courier’s Board, James F. Conway III, Chairman,
President and CEO of Courier stated, “We are very pleased to have John join us
as a Director. His wide-ranging business and media experience will add
valuable perspective to the work of our Board.”
About Courier Corporation
Courier Corporation is America’s third largest book manufacturer and a leader
in content management and customization in new and traditional media. It also
publishes books under three brands offering award-winning content and
thousands of titles. Founded in 1824, Courier is headquartered in North
Chelmsford, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.courier.com.
James F. Conway III, 978-251-6000
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Peter M. Folger, 978-251-6000
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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