Random House

American 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 was founded in 1927 by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. The publisher's main office in the United States is located at 1745 Broadway in Manhattan. In October 2018, Penguin Random House merged two of its most known publishing lines, Random House and the Crown Publishing Group.[1] In 2019, Penguin Random House acquired British children's book publisher Little Tiger Group (including American subsidiary Tiger Tales Press) and added it to Random House Children's Books.[2]

Random House, Inc.
Company typeSubsidiary of Bertelsmann
IndustryBooks, Publishing
FounderBennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer
HeadquartersNew York City, USA
Munich, Germany
London, UK
Key people
Markus Dohle (Chairman and CEO)
Edward Volini (Deputy Chairman, Chief Operating Officer)
Dr. Joerg Pfuhl (Verlagsgruppe Random House)
Gail Rebuck (Random House Group)
RevenueIncrease$2.3 billion USD (2008)
Number of employees
5,764 (as of December 31, 2007)

References change

  1. "Butterfield, Venetia, (born 9 May 1970), Publishing Director, Viking, since 2005, Portfolio, since 2010, and Penguin Life, since 2016, Penguin Random House UK", Who's Who, Oxford University Press, 2016-12-01, doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.u287426, retrieved 2022-06-29
  2. Nawotka |, Ed. "PRH Acquires U.K.'s Little Tiger Group". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2023-06-09.

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