Thu, 21/11/2013 - 11:40
Publishers must be proactive about change in the industry, according to HarperCollins UK c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne.
Speaking at The Bookseller’s FutureBook conference today (21st November), Redmayne said: “Publishers consistently face demands from their authors, from agents, from retailers and from consumers to do...
Mon, 18/11/2013 - 09:40
Publishers and writers have paid tribute to Doris Lessing, who has died at the age of 94.
Nicholas Pearson, her editor at HarperCollins imprint Fourth Estate, said in a statement that Lessing's career has been "a great gift" to the literary world. He said: "She wrote across a variety of genres and made an enormous...
Fri, 15/11/2013 - 09:10
Today is the last day to book on to Europe's biggest publishing conference with executives from all the major publishers rubbing shoulders with more than 40 speakers, including HarperCollins chief executive Charlie Redmayne, the journalist Brad Stone and Seni Glaister, chief executive of The Book People.
Thu, 10/10/2013 - 10:40
Understanding “perfect pricing” is key for HarperCollins’ future said its UK c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne.
Speaking at yesterday’s (9th October) Frankfurt Book Fair, Redmayne said: “I want to make HarperCollins the best company I can make it and understanding pricing and investing in the understanding of...
Mon, 30/09/2013 - 13:44
Charlie Redmayne and David Young have both joined The London Book Fair Advisory Board, one of the consultative bodies that shapes the direction of future fairs.
Redmayne, the c.e.o of HarperCollins UK, and Young, the c.e.o of Orion and deputy c.e.o of Hachette UK, will now sit on the board, replacing former HarperCollins c.e.o....
Thu, 19/09/2013 - 14:28
Sony executive Susan L Jurevics will become the new c.e.o. of Pottermore, taking over from Charlie Redmayne.
Jurevics will start in the role on 1st October, working alongside Julian Thomas, who has been acting c.e.o. since Redmayne left for HarperCollins in...
Thu, 12/09/2013 - 14:53
HarperCollins UK's new chief executive Charlie Redmayne talks to Philip Jones.
Let’s start with some detail. HarperCollins UK’s new chief executive is a man, an old-Etonian, ex-army and the half-brother of the rising actor Eddie Redmayne.
Last month Charlie Redmayne took on one of the...
Tue, 30/07/2013 - 16:30
Siobhan Kenny, group communications director for HarperCollins UK and International, is to leave the company after six years.
The move comes within a month of the departure of c.e.o. Victoria Barnsley, with Pottermore chief executive Charlie Redmayne set...
Fri, 05/07/2013 - 10:13
UK publishing took on a new hue this week with the creation of the supergroup Penguin Random House, and the loss of two senior chief executives in Gail Rebuck and Victoria Barnsley.
Three key themes emerge from this: a shift in power to the US, a generational change at the top of UK publishing, and the loss, after Marjorie Scardino...
Tue, 02/07/2013 - 13:00
Charlie Redmayne has been in the top job at Pottermore for a year now, casting numerous multimedia spells along the way to enchant its 40 million-strong fanbase.
Leaving his role as HarperCollins’ chief digital officer in November 2011 (Redmayne was brought in to spearhead the publisher’s digital transformation), he has...