Egmont splits Press and Publishing arms

<p>Children's publisher Egmont is to split into two new divisions, Egmont Press and Egmont Publishing.</p><p>Cally Poplak will run Egmont Press, spanning fiction, non-fiction series and picture books, with David Riley heading up character and early learning division Egmont Publishing. Poplak and Riley are currently joint publishing directors of Egmont Books, which will cease to exist in January 2005 when the changes take effect.</p><p>Both will report to Rob McMenemy, UK general manager and m.d. of Egmont magazines, who will become group m.d. of Egmont. The periodicals operation, which is r...

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