Trade hails 'energetic new generation' at Orion

Trade hails 'energetic new generation' at Orion

Hachette UK has “identified an energetic and talented new generation to take over at Orion and Little, Brown” but the loss of Lisa Milton as m.d. of Orion Fiction is “something of a blow”, trade figures have told The Bookseller.

It was announced yesterday that David Young is to retire as Orion c.e.o. at the end of this year, with David Shelley taking on the role, in addition to his responsibilities as c.e.o. of Little, Brown.

Meanwhile Katie Espiner will join as Orion’s m.d. from HarperCollins, while Jon Wood takes on the role of publisher, and Charlie King is promoted from Little, Brown’...

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