Vendome Group produces high-quality publications and premiere events for professionals in the healthcare, real estate, and construction industries. From our award-winning magazines to our renowned conferences, our mission is to improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers and provide them with the tools they need to profitably bring their services and products to market. Whether in print, online, or face-to-face, our expert editorial and marketing staff is dedicated to serving the needs of our core customers.
Jane Butler is the founder and CEO of Vendome Group, and is responsible for overall strategy and growth. At Vendome, Ms. Butler is building upon her track record of success as an executive with a wide range of experience in professional and educational publishing, including the legal, regulatory, business and scientific markets.
In her prior role as CEO of Wolters Kluwer’s Aspen Publishers, Ms. Butler helped reposition the company, shifting it from a specialty print publisher to the third largest provider of proprietary print and online legal content in the United States. She led Aspen through its rapid expansion by building its marketing and sales organization, driving new product development and overseeing the acquisition of 18 businesses, including, most notably, the professional and law school divisions of Little, Brown and Company and John Wiley & Son’s Wiley Law.
Ms. Butler began her career at Macmillan Publishers, and later worked at Thomson’s Warren Gorham Lamont division, W.H. Freeman & Company, Academic Press, and R.R. Bowker.
Ms. Butler has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the City College of New York.
Mark Fried is Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Vendome Group. He is responsible for the growth and development of Vendome’s Healthcare and Real Estate Divisions.
Prior to joining Vendome, Mr. Fried was the Director of Wolters Kluwer's CCH Tax & Accounting. In this role, he managed the publishing division, developing a vision and strategy for the growth of books, journals, newsletters, and online products. Mr. Fried played an integral role in growing the organization’s overall business by developing successful new products, and directing sales and marketing efforts.
Before working for Wolters Kluwer, Mr. Fried was Vice President of Hitchenor Maher International, and held executive-level positions with Colgate Palmolive Company, Time Warner, Inc., and Arthur Andersen LLP.
Mr. Fried is a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he earned his Masters in Business Administration. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan.