THE CONTINUUM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING COMPANY LTD
London, New York, Harrisburg Academic Publishers in the Humanities.
1999-2006 Chairman & CEO
Led a private equity buy out and then grew the company tenfold by organic growth and acquisition to £15 million turnover and a leadership position in its chosen subject areas.
London, New York Education and General Publishers. Turnover 1998 24m
1986-1998 Chairman & CEO
Led a private equity buy-in and then grew the company to £24 million turnover and floated it on the London Stock Exchange in 1994. Sold to Hachette in 1998.
REDWOOD PUBLISHING LTD
London Contract magazine publishers
Appointed by venture capital to stabilise the company and seek alternative banking arrangements.
ROUTLEDGE & KEGAN PAUL PLC
London, Boston Quoted Academic Publishers in Humanities and Social Sciences. Turnover 1985 £6m
1983-1985 Group MD
Appointed to restore profitability and then sold to Associated Book Publishers PLC.
PITMAN BOOKS LTD
London, Boston, Lagos, Singapore Educational and Professional Publishers. Turnover 1983 £6m
1980 – 1983 Managing Director of the UK books publishing division of this family group.
Reorganised and refocused. Restored profitability.
IBIS INFORMATION SERVICES LTD
St. Albans, Sydney, New York Marketing services for academic publishers. Turnover 1980 £1.8m
1972 – 1980 Managing Director
Grew turnover from £300,000 to £1,8 million and opened offices in USA and Australia.