Tag Archives: McKinsey & Company

People Round-Up, Mid-September 2018

PEOPLE Adam Miller has been named President and CEO of Joseph-Beth Booksellers. He has been VP, Retail Strategy at Ricoh for the last year following the departure of Mark Wilson. Mark Tauber joins Chronicle Books as Managing Director of a yet-to-be-named imprint. Launching Fall 2019, the new imprint will publish six to eight titles of…Continue Reading

People Roundup, April 2014

PEOPLE Phaidon Press announced it has appointed Keith Fox as its new CEO.  Fox was previously President of McGraw Hill Construction Division, President of BusinessWeek, and McGraw Hill Professional; he will work out of the New York offices.  Jacky Klein will join Phaidon Press in June as Commissioning Editor, Art, working primarily out of the London offices. Previously, she was Commissioning Editor at Thames & Hudson London….Continue Reading

Best of the Best: What Book Awards Are Doing to Stand Out from the Crowd

As the minutes before the National Book Awards ceremony tick down, PT was curious about the changing state of US book prizes generally. According to a 2009 white paper by management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the prize industry is growing faster than any other philanthropic sector. The business of prizes has become so large as…Continue Reading