PRH consults on jobs as it centralises rights operation

PRH consults on jobs as it centralises rights operation

Penguin Random House is understood to be exploring the centralisation of its rights operation, with a small number of redundancies proposed. This follows the announcement earlier this month that Chantal Noel, previously Penguin rights director, has been appointed group rights director for the whole company.

Historically on the Penguin side of the business rights have operated on a centralised basis for some time; but divisions on what has been the Random House side – Transworld, Ebury, Cornerstone and Vintage – have all had their own individual rights teams. PRH is now understood to be exp...

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