CONGRATULATIONS TO WENDY RIMMINGTON, appointed as new MD of Alban Books with effect from November 1st 2010. Wendy’s appointment follows on from the sad death of former MD, Jane Grounsell, reported here last month.
Wendy’s previous experience includes time with Chambers Harrap, the Penguin Group, the BBC and Christian Aid, as well as in the US marketplace, most recently with Pearson, Boston, where she was involved in e-publishing development.
Commenting on her new role, Wendy said, “Having moved to Edinburgh in 2004 to run Chambers Harrap, after a very happy career at Penguin and the BBC, I am delighted to once again be working so closely with American Publishers and to have the chance to continue Jane’s legacy.”
Speaking on behalf of Alban Books’ Board, Claire VanderKam, Vice President and Treasurer at Eerdmans said, “As Alban turns a page in its history, we are confident that Wendy is the right person to lead us forward. I believe Wendy and Alban Books will be a winning combination.”
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