Hudson's DK move raises questions for trade

Hudson's DK move raises questions for trade

The surprise announcement that Ian Hudson is to relinquish his existing roles at PRH to head its DK reference division has prompted a mixed response in the trade, with uncertainty over both the future of DK within Penguin Random House and over how the shift of international reporting lines to the US will impact PRH's approach to rights.

Hudson was previously deputy c.e.o. of Penguin Random House UK and c.e.o. of PRH International (English Language), with the heads of the publisher's international arms in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, North Asia and India reporting in to him. This l...

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