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Richard Pike

Job TitleRights Manager

Company NameHodder & Stoughton

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Richard has worked at Hachette UK for four years. Starting as Rights Assistant in 2007, he is now Rights Manager for Hodder & Stoughton, John Murray (Publishers) and Headline Publishing Group. Richard sells translation rights to a number of territories, including Japan, China, Poland, Israel, and Russia. He also sells a range of English language rights to print, audio, and digital publishers based in the UK and US. He studied English Literature at the University of Southampton, and spent time working in the Rights Department at Orion Publishing Group, before taking up his current position.


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