16 November 2010
The Board of Directors of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (the "Company") announces that Colin Adams has informed the Board that he will step down as Group Finance Director of the Company on 8th April 2011. He is expected to take up an appointment with a larger Plc which will be announced shortly. The process to appoint his successor has commenced.
Nigel Newton, Chief Executive said, "I would like to thank Colin for his tremendous contribution to the Company over the last 16 years. He has been an invaluable colleague. He leaves the Company in a very strong position and I wish him great success in his new role."
Rosanne Perry / Ben Woodford
Pelham Bell Pottinger
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Bloomsbury Publishing is a global, independent, publicly quoted publishing house in London, New York, Berlin and Sydney. Bloomsbury publishes adult and childrens trade, specialist academic and professional works under imprints including Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Academic, Bloomsbury Professional, A&C Black, Arden, Berg, Methuen Drama and more. Some of the best selling authors around the world publish with Bloomsbury including JK Rowling, Elizabeth Gilbert, Howard Jacobson, Ben MacIntyre, Khaled Hosseini, Neil Gaiman and Margaret Atwood. Bloomsbury also has a long list of valuable intellectual properties including QFinance: The Ultimate Resource, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, Arden Shakespeare and Who's Who. Bloomsbury's publishing strategy is to develop and publish global properties across all markets in print and digital formats.
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