Polly Powell made c.e.o. of Quarto UK operations

Polly Powell made c.e.o. of Quarto UK operations

Polly Powell has been appointed c.e.o. of Quarto’s UK operations and has been made an executive director of the company.

Powell, a former publisher at Pavilion Books, joined the firm late last year as an advisor to Group c.e.o. C K Lau following a period of boardroom upheaval at the publishing house. She had been tasked with help Lau shape the creative direction of its UK business.

Her appointment comes after the Quarto Group raised £13.9m in a share offer last week. Of the shares on offer, 57.4% were taken up by shareholders with Lau and the Giunti family taking the rest. Andrea Giunti L...

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