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Andrew Davis—Chief Operating Officer appointment Hardie Grant

Andrew Davis, formerly Deputy CEO Asia Pacific at Penguin Random House and APA Vice President, has joined Hardie Grant as COO and will be working closely with Sandy Grant and Julie Pinkham on business development and strategy whilst taking full responsibility for Operations including finance and distribution.

Hardie Grant includes three divisions (book publishers Hardie Grant Publishing, with offices in Melbourne, London and San Francisco) and five publishing units (Hardie Grant Books Melbourne, Hardie Grant Books London, Quadrille London, Hardie Grant Travel and Hardie Grant Egmont), as well as Hardie Grant Media (a publishing and content agency) and HGX (a consumer-facing largely digital publisher).

Andrew will be closely involved with all three divisions.

Sandy Grant commented, ‘We are really pleased to have someone with Andrew’s industry knowledge, reputation and experience join our business as we start our 20th birthday year’.

Andrew Davis said, ‘I have long admired Hardie Grant’s rapid growth, international reach and high quality, stylish books and digital content—I am delighted to be joining the team’.


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