Cornerstone merges Hutchinson and William Heinemann, recruits Conford and Ahmed

Cornerstone merges Hutchinson and William Heinemann, recruits Conford and Ahmed

Cornerstone is merging Hutchinson and William Heinemann, and recruiting Profile's Helen Conford and Little, Brown's Ailah Ahmed, while publisher Jason Arthur leaves PRH after 22 years.

The "strategic realignment" by Venetia Butterfield, recently appointed Cornerstone m.d., sees the division split into two acquiring teams led by two publishers, focused on distinct market areas.

Conford (pictured above) will join as publisher of Hutchinson Heinemann — created by the merger of the William Heinemann, Hutchinson and Windmill imprints — as well as of  #Merky Books and Random House Business Book...

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