New Hachette chief plays down sell-off plan as rumours build

New Hachette chief plays down sell-off plan as rumours build

Pierre Leroy, the newly installed chairman and c.e.o. of Hachette Livre, (pictured), has told staff "unambiguously" that the continued development of Hachette Livre in France and throughout the world is the "only project" the group is working on and this is "aligned with the long-term future of the Lagardère group".

The message is in an attempt to play down rumours that are now circling the group following the abrupt sacking of its former boss Arnaud Nourry this week.

Nourry left his role as chairman and c.e.o. of Hachette Livre on Monday 29th March, with speculation suggesting that he wa...

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