Wed, 14/05/2014 - 09:55
Former HarperCollins chief executive Victoria Barnsley has warned that increased recruitment from technology companies, and the greater concentration of publishing ownership in corporations, means the industry's progress on gender balance may have "slowed or even stalled".
Speaking at the presentation of the...
Thu, 30/01/2014 - 09:00
Siobhan Kenny, formery HarperCollins group director of communications, has taken on a new role as c.e.o. of RadioCentre, the trade body representing commercial radio in the UK.
Kenny spent six years at the publisher, sitting on the board, having previously worked as director of strategy and communications at the Department of Culture...
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...
Fri, 05/07/2013 - 09:34
Pottermore chief executive Charlie Redmayne has "unique skills" equipping him to head HarperCollins UK, according to HarperCollins president and c.e.o. Brian Murray.
Thu, 04/07/2013 - 10:00
The outgoing c.e.o. of HarperCollins Victoria Barnsley has warned publishers against trying to become tech companies, urging them to remember their roots as content businesses.
Barnsley issued the call during her speech at the annual HarperCollins author party, held in Kensington Palace Gardens yesterday (3rd July).
Wed, 03/07/2013 - 09:00
Shock and emotion from staff is the trade's dominant reaction to the news yesterday (2nd July) that Victoria Barnsley is to leave her role as chief executive of HarperCollins UK and International at the end of the week.
Within HarperCollins, staff...
Tue, 02/07/2013 - 15:20
Tue, 02/07/2013 - 12:35
HarperCollins UK and International c.e.o. and publisher Victoria Barnsley is to leave the company after 13 years. She is to be succeeded by Charlie Redmayne, formerly chief digital officer of HarperCollins who left to become chief executive of Pottermore in October 2011.
Barnsley's decision comes after a restructure of the company...
Fri, 19/04/2013 - 09:14
The new adult genre is “here to stay”, according to children’s industry figures, despite HarperCollins m.d. Victoria Barnsley this week labelling the genre “a bit of a publishers’ construct”.
Barnsley made her remark in an interview on BBC Radio Four’s “You and Yours” on Monday (...