Maria A. Pallante, former US Registrar of Copyrights is the new head of AAP 

On 12 January 2017, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced that Maria A. Pallante, former United States Registrar of Copyright, was appointed as the new President and CEO of the organisation. Maria Pallante will succeed Tom Allen, who will be retiring from the position. 

YS Chi, Chairman of the AAP Board of Directors, expressed their enthusiast regarding Pallante’s appointment “as she brings to AAP considerable expertise in many of the issues facing the publishing industry.”