After 13 years as CEO of HarperCollins UK, Victoria Barnsley is leaving. Pottermore CEO and former HarperCollins chief digital officer Charlie Redmayne will serve as CEO of HarperCollins UK, starting August 5th.
As part of this restructuring, HarperCollins Worldwide CEO Brian Murray will now manage HarperCollins Australia, HarperCollins New Zealand and HarperCollins India. Here’s more about Redmayne’s career, from the release:
Redmayne left HarperCollins in 2011 to serve as CEO of J.K. Rowling’s revolutionary digital publishing business, Pottermore. Prior to that, he held several roles at HarperCollins Publishers, including EVP, Chief Digital Officer, and Group Digital Director of HarperCollins UK. He joined HarperCollins from News Corp’s BSkyB, where he was Head of Commercial Partnerships for the Sky Online Business Unit.