Hachette Livre c.e.o. and chairman Arnaud Nourry will be interviewed as part of Frankfurt Book Fair’s c.e.o. talk series.
Nourry will be questioned by the editors of The Bookseller, Livres Hebdo, Bookdao, buchreport, PublishNews Brazil and Publishers Weekly.
The discussion, moderated by Rüdiger Wischenbart, will focus on the current transformation of the global book business in the context of this year’s Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry, in cooperation with the Frankfurt Book Fair Business Club.
Topics to be discussed include Hachette’s evolution in recent years, the digital transformation of the book business, the opportunities and challenges of emerging markets, as well as a strategic outlook on global publishing.
The event will take place on Wednesday 14th October.
Nourry, 54, joined Hachette Livre in 1990. He has been chairman since 2003.
On Thursday 15th October, there will be a further debate about key trends in the publishing industry. Speakers are to be announced.