Sophie Nicolet will become a member of Hachette Livre’s International Executive Board and of its French Executive Board. In addition to her responsibilities as Sr VP, Corporate Communications, she will coordinate the Group’s social responsibility programs.
Upon Ronald Blunden’s departure, the Group’s environmental policy will be led by Gaëtan Ruffault, Senior Vice President, Human Resources France.
Arnaud Nourry, Chairman and CEO of Hachette Livre, said: “After a remarkable career as a publisher and communications executive, Ronald has brought to Hachette Livre over the past ten years a unique combination of American culture and French culture, of experience in book publishing and in corporate communications, of wisdom and enthusiasm. I will miss him.”