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Random House

general-interest trade book publisher

Random House is the biggest English-language book publisher in the world. It is owned by the large German media company Bertelsmann.

Random House, Inc.
TypeSubsidiary of Bertelsmann
IndustryBooks, Publishing
When it was created1925
People who started itBennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer
HeadquartersFlag of the United States.svg New York City, USA
Flag of Germany.svg Munich, Germany
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg London, UK
Key peopleMarkus Dohle (Chairman and CEO)
Edward Volini (Deputy Chairman, Chief Operating Officer)
Dr. Joerg Pfuhl (Verlagsgruppe Random House)
Gail Rebuck (Random House Group)
Things madeBooks
Money earnedIncrease$2.3 billion USD (2008)
Employees5,764 (as of December 31, 2007)
Random House Tower headquarters, New York City

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