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The Five Mile Press is very pleased to announce the appointment of new Group Sales Director Amanda Rice. Previously Asia Pacific Regional Sales Manager at Parragon Books, Amanda is now overseeing both local and international sales for The Five Mile Press, Echo Publishing and agencies.
‘Amanda brings a wealth of experience in licensing, local sales and marketing, and export and co-edition sales to an expanded role at The Five Mile Press,’ says Acting Managing Director Kay Scarlett. ‘As part of the rapidly expanding UK-based Bonnier Publishing group, The Five Mile Press is well-placed to seize new opportunities and Amanda will be pivotal in ensuring that we have the right foundations in place to do so.’
Bonnier Publishing is the fastest growing major publisher in the UK, with group sales of £100m. It also has offices in France (Piccolia and Elcy) and the USA (little bee books), with 460 employees worldwide. In the UK it owns publishers Hot Key Books, Zaffre, Twenty7, Totally Bound Publishing, Pride Publishing, IglooBooks, Templar Publishing, Blink Publishing, Autumn Publishing, Piccadilly Press, Weldon Owen Publishing and Studio. It is ultimately owned by Bonnier Books, a top 15 world publisher with revenue of £550m.
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