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Laville-Moore elected PANZ president

Allen & Unwin NZ director Melanie Laville-Moore has been elected president of the Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) at the organisation’s recent AGM.

Laville-Moore, who was previously vice-president, replaces Auckland University Press director Sam Elworthy, who will continue to serve on the PANZ council as immediate past president. ESA Publications managing director Mark Sayes has been elected vice-president.

Former Hachette New Zealand managing director Kevin Chapman has left the council following his time as past president, as has Te Papa Press publisher Claire Murdoch.

The new council comprises: Peter Dowling (Oratia Media), Julia Marshall (Gecko Press), Tracy Strudley (Global Education Systems), Margaret Thompson (Penguin Random House) and Melanee Winder (Hachette NZ).

For more information, visit the PANZ website here.



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