|Type||Subsidiary of Bertelsmann|
|Founder||Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer|
|Headquarters||New York City, USA|
|Markus Dohle (Chairman and CEO)|
Edward Volini (Deputy Chairman, Chief Operating Officer)
Dr. Joerg Pfuhl (Verlagsgruppe Random House)
Gail Rebuck (Random House Group)
|Revenue||$2.3 billion USD (2008)|
Number of employees
|5,764 (as of December 31, 2007)|
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. 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.
References[change | change source]
- "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
- Nawotka |, Ed. "PRH Acquires U.K.'s Little Tiger Group". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2023-06-09.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Random House official website in the U.S.
- Random House official website in the UK
- Random House official website in Germany
- Random House official website in Canada
- Random House official website in Australia
- Random House official recruiting website in the U.S.
- Random House careers and recruiting website in the UK
- Biography of Bennett Cerf with the quote on the origin of the Random House name
- Bertelsmann official website