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Macmillan leaves Hardie Grant 

24 January 2011

Jenny Macmillan has finished in her role as publicity manager for Hardie Grant Books. A spokesperson for Hardie Grant told the Weekly Book Newsletter that Macmillan resigned from the company...

CUP drops prices 

7 December 2010

Cambridge University Press (CUP) has recently dropped the prices of more than 28,000 titles. The price drops follow a pricing review of more than 30,000 of the publisher's titles, with...

In brief 

29 June 2010

HarperCollins, Hardie Grant become RHYW publisher partnersReadHowYouWant (RHYW), which produces special formats of books such as DAISY and large print, has announced that HarperCollins Australia and Hardie Grant have joined...

Webster appointed Universal Publishers MD 

15 September 2009

Following the announcement that it has acquired Universal Publishers (UP), Hardie Grant has announced the appointment of Ian Webster as managing director of UP. ‘Ian brings considerable experience to the...

Hardie Grant acquires Universal Publishers 

1 September 2009

Hardie Grant Publishing has announced it has agreed to acquire Universal Publishers from Sensis. Established as Gregory's in Sydney in 1934 and with the addition of UBD, Universal Publishers is...

Hardie Grant branches into UK 

22 June 2009

Independent Australian publisher Hardie Grant Books has announced the launch of a new company in London.Jane Aspden, former managing director of Mitchell Beazley, will take on the founding MD role,...

Egmont UK increases HGE shareholding to 50% 

11 November 2008

Egmont UK has increased it shareholding in Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) to 50%, the company announced in a statement. Egmont UK has been a minority shareholder in HGE since the...

McFarlane sells shares in HGE 

23 September 2008

Susannah McFarlane has confirmed that she has ‘reluctantly sold her 25% shareholding in Hardie Grant Egmont', the children's publishing company she ran and built since its inception in 2002. McFarlane...

McFarlane leaves Hardie Grant Egmont 

8 April 2008

Susannah McFarlane is stepping down as managing director of Hardie Grant Egmont, the business she helped found and develop in 2002.'The rapid growth of the business and especially the highly successful...

Hardie Grant seals SBS deal 

8 January 2008

Broadcaster SBS has announced that it has appointed Hardie Grant as its new books partner, along with a similar arrangement for music with Universal. SBS content sales and distribution manager...

Hardie Grant celebrates 10 years 

20 November 2007

Hardie Grant Publishing celebrated 10 years in business with a cocktail party held in Melbourne last Friday night. Guests, including Hardie Grant staff from both Sydney and Melbourne, authors and...

Hardie Grant to set up NZ operation 

17 July 2007

Hardie Grant Books managing director Julie Pinkham has announced that the publisher will establish a sales and marketing operation in New Zealand from 1 September. Hardie Grant will appoint a...