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Hachette to honour Richell with scholarship or foundation

Hachette has announced it will establish a scholarship or foundation to commemorate Hachette Australia CEO Matt Richell.

‘We plan to work with [Richell’s wife] Hannah to establish a scholarship or foundation to honour Matt’s memory for decades into the future,’ said group CEO Tim Hely Hutchinson.

Richell died in a surfing accident in Sydney on 2 July. More than 200 industry colleagues joined his wife Hannah, brother Martin and father Peter, at a memorial in Sydney on Friday.  



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