David Young appointed new chairman at Canongate publisher
One of Scotland’s leading independent publishing companies, Canongate, has appointed David Young as successor to Sir Christopher Bland as chairman.
Young, former boss as Hachette US and Orion, will take over in January 2017, according to a report in The Bookseller.
Bland is retiring after 22 years as chair of the Edinburgh-based independent publisher.
Young, who is president of the Book Trade Charity, managed Little, Brown UK for 10 years before moving to the US in 2007 to take over at Hachette Book Group USA. He returned to the UK in 2013 to be deputy chief executive officer at Hachette... read more
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