Johnson claims Bonnier urged ‘create the hype’ spending

Johnson claims Bonnier urged ‘create the hype’ spending

Richard Johnson tried to resign from his position as chief executive of Bonnier Publishing one year before he exited the business, he reveals in his memoir, Show Me Your Medals. Johnson eventually left the group in February 2018, after its parent company, Swedish group Bonnier, told him that it wanted to re-orient the business away from the mass market.

Speaking to The Bookseller ahead of the title’s launch tomorrow (8th September), Johnson also maintains that the losses recorded in 2017 were a result of an accounting policy change, and that the business was on target to deliver on its siz...

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