Glaister steps down as c.e.o of The Book People

Glaister steps down as c.e.o of The Book People

The Book People’s co-founder Seni Glaister is stepping down from her role as c.e.o of the company. William Wellesley, who has been at the company since January, and has been previously joint managing director at Molton Brown and group chief operating officer at GEMS Education, has been appointed as The Book People’s new c.e.o. Glaister said it was in the “best interests” of the company to step away, but added that she was already beginning her new venture to “provide a service nobody yet knows they need”.

Glaister co-founded TBP in 1988 along with Ted Smart as a mail order business, but th...

This is subscriber-only content

Not a subscriber? Get unrestricted access to all the news, charts, previews, data & analysis by subscribing from as little as £3 per week.

Why Subscribe?

Every issue of The Bookseller magazine

Unlimited access to (single user)

The Bookseller e-edition app for tablet and mobile

Subscriber-only newsletters

Twice yearly Buyer's Guides worth £50

Discounts on The Bookseller Awards and Conferences

Click here to subscribe now