Guido F. Herrmann has a 10 years background in the publishing industry and currently works as a Managing Director at Thieme Publishers (www.thieme-chemistry.com). Since 2008 he is a member of the STM Copyright Committee of the International Association of STM Publishers. Since 2005 he acts as the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Fachinformationszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany.
He is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Technische Informationsbibliothek Hannover, Germany. He received academic training in chemistry (Ph.D.) and business studies (M.B.A.).