Emmanuel Roman, the c.e.o. of the Man Group, sponsor of the Man Booker Prize, has joined the board of directors of Penguin Random House.
Roman will act as an independent director.
He has served as c.e.o. of the London-based Man Group since 2013. As well as a career in investment, Roman has also been involved in a range of philanthropic organisations. He is a trustee of the Paris Review of Books, the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, the Tate Foundation, and the University of Chicago.
The Penguin Random House board of directors is led by John Makinson. Members include Markus Dohle, c.e.o. of Penguin Random House, and Gail Rebuck, chair of the Penguin Random House UK board.