Tim Hely Hutchinson: Interview

Tim Hely Hutchinson: Interview

The Hachette UK chief executive on new spaces and old habits

In a week’s time, and after 20 years overlooking Euston Road, Tim Hely Hutchinson will begin his working day in a new building, in an open-plan office, and with a new vision for the business that he has run—in its various incarnations—for 30 years.

Hachette UK’s chief executive Hely Hutchinson is one of publishing’s great survivors, but he hasn’t remained at the top by staying still. He founded Headline in 1986, floated it on the Stock Exchange in 1991, bought Hodder & Stoughton in 1993, sold to W H Smith in 1999, led the sale o...

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