Nourry 'in conflict with Lagardère for six months', source claims

Nourry 'in conflict with Lagardère for six months', source claims

Ex-Hachette Livre chief Arnaud Nourry knew his job was on the line and deliberately granted a series of interviews with French media describing his vision for the publishing group before he was fired, according to an informed source. 

Contrary to certain reports in the French press, “the interviews [including with Les Echos and Le Monde] were not the cause of Nourry's dismissal, but were an attempt to communicate his side of the story before it was too late, essentially for the benefit of Hachette Livre employees,” the source told The Bookseller. 

“Nourry had been in conflict with the par...

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