Dr. Cathrin Weinstein is Named New Head of Thieme’s New York Subsidiary
Stuttgart, August 2019 – Dr. Cathrin Weinstein has been appointed Managing Director of Thieme USA, with immediate effect. The company, based in New York, is one of four international subsidiaries of Thieme Group. Dr. Cathrin Weinstein will be responsible for operations and business performance at Thieme USA and will work with her team to further develop Thieme’s international activities in the North American market.
Thieme’s New York subsidiary has been a cornerstone of Thieme’s international business activities since 1979. It creates a rich variety of content for selected groups of medical practitioners and students, with a growing emphasis on digital assets.
“Cathrin Weinstein’s focus is the transformation of medical textbooks into innovative and pioneering digital resources, and her core task is digitization,” underscores Martin Spencker, Executive Vice President of International Business at Thieme Group. “We wish to continue our digital journey, especially in our international markets. Her proven experience in this space makes Dr. Cathrin Weinstein the ideal executive appointment for our New York office,” he continues.
Dr. Cathrin Weinstein, herself a qualified physician, originally joined Thieme in 1997. She was tasked with program planning in Stuttgart, Germany, and New York, USA, publishing materials for medical students and residents. Under her stewardship, Thieme established, for instance, the highly regarded Atlas of Anatomy product portfolio by Anne M. Gilroy and Brian R. MacPherson, including the Winking Skull digital platform. Moreover, Cathrin Weinstein played a key role in the creation of the via medici knowledge and education portal, recognized as the Best Specialist Medium of the Year in 2017 by the German Association of Business Media (Deutsche Fachpresse).
In her role as Managing Director of Thieme USA, Dr. Cathrin Weinstein will be tasked with the evolution of existing and the development of new products and services for North America. In this context, she will collaborate closely with Martin Spencker, and with Louisa Turrell, Managing Director of Thieme Brazil, Ajit Kohli, Managing Director of Thieme India, and Dr. Daniel Schiff, Managing Director of Thieme China.