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Arnaud Nourry

Job Title CEO

Company NameHachette Livre

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Arnaud Nourry obtained a Masters Degree in Business Management and Administration from ESCP (Sup de Co Paris) in 1982 and a Post Graduate Certificate (DEA) in Sociology of Organizations from Paris Dauphine University in 1983.

After two years in Cameroon for his national military duties, he joined SIS (Société d’Informatique et de Systèmes), a French management consulting company, in 1986. He worked there as a consultant manager before joining MENSIA CONSEIL, a consulting company providing strategic advisory services, in 1988. In 1990, he joined HACHETTE LIVRE as an advisor on corporate issues reporting to the President Jean-Louis LISIMACHIO.

Appointed deputy CFO of HACHETTE LIVRE in 1994, Arnaud NOURRY has been in charge two years later of overseeing the acquisition of HATIER Group, a major family-owned educational publisher.

In 1997, he was appointed General Secretary of HATIER Group and he became CEO in 2002.

In June 2003, Arnaud LAGARDERE appointed him as Chairman and CEO of Hachette Livre.

In five years, he turned Hachette Livre into the second largest publisher in the world, taking over Larousse, Anaya (Spain), Escala (Brazil), Time Warner Books (USA) and Hodder Headline (U.K.).


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