Parker leaves Waterstone's for Bloomsbury

<p>Jon Parker, adult fiction manager at Waterstone's head office, is to leave the chain to join Bloomsbury. He will work in the publisher's marketing department, as marketing manager, reporting to Bloomsbury's marketing director Minna Fry. Waterstone's said that the move was unrelated to the departure of four area managers in recent weeks, or of Susan Limb, the chain's PR manager, last week.</p><p> "We're sorry to lose Jon," said marketing director Lesley Miles. "He's been here for 10 years and wanted to do something new." He joins Bloomsbury on 25th March.</p>


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