Random House

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Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.[1][2][3] Random House has several independently managed subsidiaries around the world. It is part of Penguin Random House, which is owned by German media conglomerate Bertelsmann.

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Random House
Founded1927; 96 years ago (1927)
FoundersBennett Cerf, Donald Klopfer
HeadquartersRandom House Tower, ,
Area served
Key people
Nihar Malaviya (Interim CEO, Penguin Random House)
Núria Cabutí (CEO, Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial)
Gina Centrello (President & Publisher, The Random House Publishing Group)
Anthony Chirico (President, Knopf Publishing Group)
Barbara Marcus (President & Publisher, Random House Children's Books)
Kristin Cochrane (President & CEO, Random House of Canada)
Maya Mavjee (President & Publisher, Crown Publishing Group)
Nihar Malaviya (chief operating officer, Random House, Inc.)
Reagan Arthur (Executive Vice President & Publisher, Knopf, Pantheon, and Schocken)
Gail Rebuck (Chairman & CEO, The Random House Group UK)
Frank Sambeth (Chairman & CEO, Verlagsgruppe Random House)
Frank Steinert (Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Random House Worldwide)
RevenueIncrease€2.142 billion (2012)
Number of employees
97,104 (as of September 30, 2020)
ParentPenguin Random House