David Hetherington is the Chief Operating Officer & EVP of Sales for Klopotek North America and previously held positions with a number of prominent known publishers & supply chain partners including Baker & Taylor where he served as Vice President of Academic Merchandising & Publishers Services and has held senior positions in finance, operations and manufacturing with some of the industry’s largest firms, including Simon & Schuster Higher Education, Reader’s Digest Association, BearingPoint Consulting, Wolters Kluwer Health and Columbia University Press and Integrated Book Technology.

David is also an adjunct professor at the Pace University Graduate School of Book and Magazine Publishing where he teaches courses in Publishing Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions. He is a frequent speaker at industry events including the Frankfurt & London Book Fairs, Book Expo America, AAUP Annual meeting, Book Manufacturers Institute, Publishing Business Exposition, the Pace & CCNY Executive programs for Chinese Publishers.

Mr. Hetherington is a graduate of Thomas Edison College with a degree in business administration and has an MBA in Corporate Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.