Richard Sarnoff, Madeline McIntosh Among New Simon & Schuster Board Members

Following the purchase of Simon & Schuster by private equity firm KKR, the publisher has named its new board of directors, which includes S&S CEO Jonathan Karp, industry veteran Richard Sarnoff, and former Penguin Random House US CEO Madeline McIntosh. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Sarnoff, Madeline McIntosh Among New Simon & Schuster Board Members

Following the purchase of Simon & Schuster by private equity firm KKR, the publisher has named its new board of directors, which includes S&S CEO Jonathan Karp, industry veteran Richard Sarnoff, and former Penguin Random House US CEO Madeline McIntosh. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Names Its New Board Members

A deep bench of experience, from Penguin Random House and Disney to TikTok and YouTube, is on Simon & Schuster's new board of directors. The post Simon & Schuster Names Its New Board Members appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-07 21:21:07 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Board Announced: Members Come from Disney, TikTok and Publishing

The publisher’s new board of directors has expertise spanning the life cycle of a book. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-12-07 14:45:23 UTC ]
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Richard E. Snyder, 90, Dies; Drove Simon & Schuster to New Heights

In two decades of leadership at the publishing house, he helped remold a clubby book industry into a diversified and highly profitable corporate enterprise. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-08 21:08:45 UTC ]
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Richard Snyder, ‘warrior-king’ of publishing who presided over rise of Simon & Schuster, dead at 90

Richard Snyder, a visionary and imperious executive at Simon & Schuster who presided over the publisher’s exponential rise during the second half of the 20th century and helped define an era of growing corporate power, has died Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-06-08 01:26:39 UTC ]
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Binc Announces Three New Board Members, Introduces New Board Executives

In addition to announcing changes to its executive committee, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation this week named three new board members: Christian publisher Chriscynethia Floyd, former Abrams CEO Michael Jacobs, and Vermont bookseller Emma Kaas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Turns 100

Simon & Schuster appears to be thriving as it turns 100, a book restorer reveals the surprising secrets of her work, and more news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-04-11 13:56:20 UTC ]
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CAA Appoints Managing Directors, New Board Members

Chris Silbermann, whose clients include Dr. Seuss Enterprises, has been named one of nine managing directors at Creative Artists Agency, while motion picture literary department co-head Ida and literary agent Sloan Harris have joined the CAA board. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Turns 100 With a New Owner and a Sense of Optimism

The milestone comes after a particularly turbulent period, when the publisher was put up for sale and bought by a private equity firm. Since then, investments have boosted morale and helped it grow. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-04-10 15:26:51 UTC ]
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Meta ‘discussed buying publisher Simon & Schuster to train AI’

Audio shared with the New York Times appears to record executives discussing purchase of the US books giant to feed into its large language modelsStaff at technology company Meta discussed buying publishing house Simon & Schuster last year in order to procure books to train the company’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-09 15:36:14 UTC ]
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KKR Is in 'No Hurry' to Sell Simon & Schuster

Pete Stavros, co-head of global equity for KKR, said that it will be at least five years before the private equity firm considers selling Simon & Schuster, which it bought last fall. Stavros added that he has many hopes for what S&S can accomplish before he looks for a new home for the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Opens Its 100th Anniversary Year

Simon & Schuster kicks off its centenary year with a curated selection of 100 books from its 100 years and special programming ahead. The post Simon & Schuster Opens Its 100th Anniversary Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-31 17:56:56 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Kicks Off Its Centennial Celebration

The country's third largest trade publisher will mark its 100th anniversary with a series of events, starting with the release of the Simon & Schuster 100, a selection of titles that the company says reflects the scope of its publishing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Sale to KKR Officially Completed

Simon & Schuster has officially been sold to KKR a few months after the deal was announced and after a long journey that began in 2020. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-01 16:40:37 UTC ]
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KKR Closes Deal to Buy Simon & Schuster

The process of selling Simon & Schuster has been long and tumultuous, and was waylaid by an earlier antitrust suit. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-31 02:10:51 UTC ]
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KKR Completes Purchase of Simon & Schuster

The private equity firm, whose other holdings include OverDrive, has finalized its $1.62 billion purchase of S&S, the country's third largest trade book publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Simon & Schuster’s Sale to KKR Could Affect the Company

Simon & Schuster may not have been merged with Penguin Random House, but that doesn’t mean KKR’s acquisition of it is without cons. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-18 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Sets New Return-to-Work Policy

S&S CEO Jonathan Karp outlined a new return-to-work policy that adopts a departmental approach, with managers determining how often their employees need to be in the office. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon and Schuster is Being Sold to a Private Equity Firm for $1.6 Billion

The 99-year-old publishing company is being sold to private equity firm KKR for $1.62 billion. The original sale to PRH was for $2.2 billion. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-08 13:23:36 UTC ]
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Paramount Global sells Simon & Schuster to private equity firm KKR. Here’s what to know

The sale comes after Paramount failed to sell the book publishing giant to Penguin Random House. Iconic American publishing company Simon & Schuster has a new owner. On Monday, the publisher was acquired by private equity firm KKR in a $1.62 billion deal. Here’s what you need to know.Read... Continue reading at Fast Company

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