Makinson sets out new Penguin structure

<p>Tom Holman</p><p>Penguin chairman and c.e.o. John Makinson has unveiled a new management committee after last week's sudden departure of UK chief executive Anthony Forbes Watson.</p><p>Makinson said the new set-up would help Penguin to recover market share lost last year as a result of its distribution crisis.</p><p>The reshuffle leaves open the top job at illustrated division Dorling Kindersley, with current c.e.o. Andrew Welham stepping up to a new role as Penguin UK deputy m.d. Publisher Christopher Davis will retire this year after 31 years at DK. </p><p>Welham joins Makinson's new e...

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