Macmillan: Don Weisberg To Succeed John Sargent as CEO; Susan Winslow Leads Learning

John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of 'disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,' says Stefan von Holtzbrinck. The post Macmillan: Don Weisberg To Succeed John Sargent as CEO; Susan Winslow Leads Learning appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-17 15:16:05 UTC ]
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The Changing Ecosystem of Learning: PW Talks to Macmillan Learning GM Susan Winslow

Macmillan Learning general manager Susan Winslow explains how the textbook publishers of yesterday are transforming into cutting-edge digital platforms focused on student success, and what the Covid-19 crisis is revealing about the future of learning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan CEO John Sargent: 'We're not Trying to Hurt Libraries'

In an open letter to librarians published this week, Macmillan CEO John Sargent struck a somewhat conciliatory note over the issue of embargoing e-books to libraries, but his message remains unchanged: library lending of e-books pose a problem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan’s John Sargent Is Featured at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s CEO Talk

Praised for his handling of Trump's attempt to 'intimidate a publisher', Macmillan CEO John Sargent will speak at the Frankfurter Buchmesse this year. The post Macmillan’s John Sargent Is Featured at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s CEO Talk appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michaels Resigns as Macmillan Learning CEO

With Ken Michaels' departure, Macmillan Learning general manager, Susan Winslow, will lead the company with the group’s senior leadership team. They will report to Macmillan CEO John Sargent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan’s John Sargent on Trump ‘Fire and Fury’ Cease-and-Desist: ‘Flagrantly Unconstitutional’

'We cannot stand silent,' says the CEO of Macmillan, parent to 'Fire and Fury' publisher Henry Holt. In his staff memo,' John Sargent calls out Donald Trump's 'clear effort...to intimidate a publisher.' The post Macmillan’s John Sargent on Trump ‘Fire and Fury’ Cease-and-Desist: ‘Flagrantly... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’

Three winning university students and three instructors are honored by a new Black Stories program from Macmillan Learning. The post US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-18 17:52:15 UTC ]
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Macmillan Learning Announces Winners of First Annual “Black History, Black Stories” Contest

The contest was created by Macmillan Learning "to elevate Black voices in education and in recognition of the fight for social justice inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter movement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sargent Leaving Macmillan

Citing “disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,” Holtzbrinck announced this morning that John Sargent will leave as CEO of the company at the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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Former Bobit CEO Launches New Company, Acquires Machine Learning Conference

An ongoing pause on large-scale gatherings in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2020, unsurprisingly, also led to a near-total shutdown of M&A activity in the conference and trade show space. At the onset of Q3, however, the Machine Learning Conference—an eight-year-old events series... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-13 16:41:14 UTC ]
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Macmillan US sets up inclusive management team as Sargent steps back

Macmillan Publishing in the US is setting up a new 13-member committee to run the company, with c.e.o. John Sargent stepping back from day-to-day management “to make room for new voices”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 17:16:31 UTC ]
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Hiding the Body: My Susan Sontag Story, by John Weir

Essay John Weir Adapted from a photo by Jake weirick on Unsplash Like a dead pop star, Susan Sontag left behind a lot of fans who claim they knew her. After the release last September of Benjamin Moser’s new biography, Susan Sontag: Her Life and Work,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-01-07 22:09:56 UTC ]
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As Boycotts Mount, Macmillan CEO Defends Library E-book Embargo

On Monday, just days after the publisher's controversial embargo on new release e-books in libraries went into effect, Macmillan CEO John Sargent met with a group of state librarians, fleshing out his belief that new release e-books in libraries hurt the publisher's revenues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Rocket launch: Pan Macmillan primed for global publication of Elton John memoir

Pan Macmillan has taken steps to ensure its global publication of Elton John’s long-awaited first memoir makes a big splash—and it’s been a colourful journey...   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 00:46:32 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Macmillan Learning Announces Its 2019 Bedford New Scholars Advisors

As the Macmillan Learning advisory board members called Bedford New Scholars work with the publishing house, the program can work as a kind of fellowship that might interest some graduates in publishing careers. The post Industry Notes: Macmillan Learning Announces Its 2019 Bedford New Scholars... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-21 05:10:09 UTC ]
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Macmillan Learning Earns Benetech’s First ‘Global Certified Accessible’ Designation

Making educational materials available to all, regardless of students' disabilities, is the aim of the Benetech 'Global Certified Accessible' accreditation. The post Macmillan Learning Earns Benetech’s First ‘Global Certified Accessible’ Designation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CEO Talk: Sargent on Rowohlt and ‘Fire and Fury’

At Frankfurt's annual CEO Talk, Macmillan CEO John Sargent took questions from journalists on 'Fire and Fury,' Rowohlt, and other topics. The post CEO Talk: Sargent on Rowohlt and ‘Fire and Fury’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Macmillan's Sargent Not Afraid of the Future

John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, gave this year’s Frankfurt CEO Talk, discussing everything from the future of print books to his battle with the White House over the publication of 'Fire and Fury.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Sargent to speak at Frankfurt Book Fair

Macmillan c.e.o. John Sargent will be taking part in this year’s ‘CEO Talk’ at Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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