Johnston takes on c.f.o. role at PRH

James Johnston has been promoted to chief financial officer (c.f.o) of Penguin Random House, in a dual US and global role.       Johnston, who has spent almost three decades at the publisher, has been leading the publisher's finance group, reporting to PRH c.e.o. Markus Dohle, since the departure of former c.f.o. Milena Alberti at the end of last year. Like Alberti, he will also have a seat on the Global Executive Committee and US Board. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ v PRH: Jonathan Karp and Stephen King Take the Stand

Day two of the DOJ's trial to block PRH from acquiring S&S featured a little star power: bestselling author Stephen King. In terms of the case before the court, however, the highlight of the day was the testimony of S&S CEO Jonathan Karp. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Simon to Head Liveright; Weil Takes On New Role

Robert Weil, editor-in-chief of W.W. Norton’s Liveright Publishing imprint, will take on a new role in July as Liveright v-p and executive editor, and will be succeeded by Peter J. Simon, v-p and editor in Norton’s college department. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fry and Bickmore take on new roles at Canongate

Commercial director Jenny Fry and publishing director Francis Bickmore have moved into newly created positions at Canongate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bonnier's Agius to lead Welbeck's ANZ outpost as Rogers takes over role

Bernadette Agius will move from Bonnier Books UK to become m.d. of Welbeck Publishing Group’s Australia and New Zealand subsidiary while Juliet Rogers will replace her at Echo Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bonsignore takes CUP and Cambridge Assessment equality role ahead of merger

Serita Bonsignore has been appointed to a newly created director role working across Cambridge University Press (CUP) and Cambridge Assessment.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Historian Dan Jones takes on roles at Head of Zeus

Historian Dan Jones has joined the Head of Zeus board as a company director and taken on an advisory role as associate publisher of the Apollo History list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Alison Rich Takes Reins on PRH's Author Brand Development

Alison Rich has been named to the newly created role of senior v-p of author development at Penguin Random House, and is charged with growing authors' platforms in ways that may be tangential to the business of marketing their books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Six roles at risk as Reach publishing team takes over Mirror Books

All six roles at Mirror Books have been placed at risk of redundancy as the imprint is taken over by the Reach publishing team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bowman takes business development role at Chelsea Green

Anne Bowman has been appointed vice-president of business development and global sales at Chelsea Green Publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Savidge takes up library role for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World

Simon Savidge has left his role at Liverpool Libraries to take charge of logistics for the BBC’s Novels That Shaped Our World libraries events programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frances Pinter takes on new role at CEU Press

Publisher Frances Pinter has taken a newly created role as executive chair of the Central European University Press in Budapest, Hungary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ella Griffiths takes on newly created role of editor for Faber's classics

Faber assistant editor Ella Griffiths has been appointed to the newly created role of editor with specific responsibility for Faber’s classics, backlist, and heritage publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH Takes Minority Stake in Sourcebooks

Penguin Random House has acquired a 45% stake in Sourcebooks, the independent publisher founded by Dominique Raccah in 1987, which has shown rapid growth in the children's sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ollard takes on Michael O'Mara interim finance role

Mark Ollard is working as interim finance director at Michael O'Mara Books after resigning from his role as finance director at Simon & Schuster UK last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johnston swaps PRH Ireland for Maldives to become bookseller

PRH Ireland press officer Aimée Johnston has flown out to the Maldives for a three-month stint at the world’s most remote bookshop.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Conford leaves Penguin to take up publisher role at Profile

Helen Conford, publishing director at Penguin Press, will join Profile Books to take over from Andrew Franklin as publisher in May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McVeigh swaps role at PRH Ireland for HarperCollins

Penguin Random House Ireland’s publicity director Patricia McVeigh will join HarperCollins in Ireland in the same role. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Fickling takes on role of m.d. at DFB

Tom Fickling has taken on the role of m.d. at Oxford-based publisher David Fickling Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Runcie takes on ambassador role for London Book & Screen Week

Grantchester series author James Runcie has been made an ambassador for London Book & Screen Week (LBSW), as the festival returns for its fifth year in 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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