Thu, 26/06/2008 - 15:46
Having grown up with a bookseller father, Katharine Leck always wanted to work with books. “I had a glorious childhood where my dad would arrive home every night with books from various publishers,” she says. This led to a BSc in Publishing & Economics from Oxford Brookes—the only such course on offer in the mid-1980s...
Tue, 20/05/2008 - 17:10
APA Publications has promoted Katharine Leck to m.d. following the retirement of Jeremy Westwood, who headed up the company for more than a decade. Leck joined APA, which encompasses the Berlitz and Insight Guides brands, in January this year as publishing director. She previously spent ten years at Random House in a variety of roles across...
Mon, 07/01/2008 - 16:02
Lonely Planet's Katharine Leck is moving to rival travel publisher APA Publications to take up the role of publishing director. APA comprises Insight Guides and Berlitz.
Leck has been at Lonely Planet for seven years, most recently in the role of global publisher for guidebooks and maps. She previously spent ten years at Random House...