Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020

The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-13 15:32:17 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group: BIPOC Diversity at 36.4 Percent

The newest of four yearly reports from Hachette Book Group sees staff BIPOC diversity increasing by 2.5 percent in 2022. The post Hachette Book Group: BIPOC Diversity at 36.4 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-11 14:35:23 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group's Acquisition Spree Continues

The purchase of Workman is the publisher’s sixth acquisition in eight years—and its biggest. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Announces Acquisition of Workman Publishing

Workman Publishing, more than 50 years old, is one of the United States' largest independent publishers with a focus in nonfiction. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Acquisition of Workman Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-16 21:05:46 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Reorganizes Sales Staff

Hachette Book Group has announced a restructuring of its sales staff in the wake of its acquisition of Perseus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group to acquire the Perseus Books Group

Two years after a planned deal fell through, Hachette Book Group is purchasing the Perseus Books Group, bringing together two of the country's largest publishers. The companies issued separate... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein Books

The Hachette Book Group is terminating its Weinstein Books imprint in the US following the accusations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ben Sevier Up at Hachette Book Group as Hachette UK Gets Restructured

To help achieve Hachette's corporate goal of creating a unified English-language publishing structure, CEO David Shelley has promoted Ben Sevier to head the newly-formed Grand Central Publishing Group, combined the U.K. and U.S. distribution businesses under one leader, and divided Hachette UK... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Carrie Bloxson Promoted at Hachette Book Group, Hachette UK

The v-p and chief diversity officer at Hachette Book Group has been promoted to senior v-p of culture and diversity, equity, and inclusion at both HBG and Hachette UK, effective immediately. She will report to HBG and HUK CEO David Shelley. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group, Hachette UK to Move Under United Management Team

Under what it calls a "new English-language management structure," Hachette Livre has named Hachette UK CEO David Shelley head of both Hachette Book Group and HUK, while current HBG CEO Michael Pietsch will retire as CEO and serve as chairman of the new group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Fell 6.8% at Hachette Book Group in 2023

Revenue at Hachette’s U.S. division fell 6.8% last year and was the weakest performer in Lagardère's publishing group, where total sales increased 2.2%, to €2.81 billion, and profits slipped by €1 million, to €301 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Book Group Delivers Mixed Environmental Report for 2023

This year, 100% of Hachette Book Group's overall paper usage came from Forest Stewardship Certified and Sustainable Forestry Initiative fiber. Use of recycled fiber, however, fell. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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CEO of Hachette Book Group will step down at end of the year

The head of Hachette Book Group, Michael Pietsch, is retiring as CEO and will be succeeded by Hachette UK CEO David Shelley Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-11-14 20:46:13 UTC ]
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The Chief Executive of Hachette Book Group to Step Down

Michael Pietsch will be replaced on Jan. 1 by the chief executive of Hachette UK, who will helm both divisions, bringing them into closer alignment. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-11-14 20:01:58 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Reports Third Quarter Revenue Dip

CEO Michael Pietsch said the 5.2% decline was attributable to "a lighter publication schedule" compared to the same period last year and "a downward trend" in the overall publishing market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Names Lauren Monaco as EVP, Director of Sales

'To bring our sales and publishing teams even closer together,' says Michael Pietsch, Lauren Monaco follows Alison Lazarus at HBG. The post Hachette Book Group Names Lauren Monaco as EVP, Director of Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-20 21:48:53 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Has Soft First Half of 2023

Sales at Hachette Book Group fell 8.6% in the first six months of 2023 compared to the first half of 2022, parent company Lagardère reported. Sales for all of Lagardère Publishing fell 2.5%, and profits dropped 16%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Fell in First Quarter at Hachette Book Group

HBG CEO Michael Pietsch attributed the 11% decline to a strong first quarter in 2022, plus “a generally softer market, especially for hardcovers.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Workman Sales Boosted 2022 Hachette Book Group Results

With a full year of sales from its purchase of Workman Publishing in its pockets, Hachette Book Group saw revenue rise over 2021, but higher costs dropped profits. Results at HBG parent, Lagardère Publishing, followed a similar pattern. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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