Rothschild's Salz appointed Bloomsbury chairman

Sir Anthony Salz has been appointed as chairman of Bloomsbury.

Salz will take over from Jeremy Wilson, whom it was announced in July would be stepping down.

Salz is executive vice-chairman of Rothschild and a director of N M Rothschild & Sons. He joined the company in 2006 with a background of over 30 years as a corporate lawyer with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Salz is also trustee of the Tate Foundation, the Royal Opera House and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, among others.  

Recently both Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page and former Cengage Learning c.e.o. Jill Jones have joined Bloomsbury as independent non-executive directors.