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Simon & Schuster

American publishing company / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Simon & Schuster (/ˈʃstər/) is an American publishing company and a subsidiary of Paramount Global. It was founded in New York City on January 2, 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster. As of 2016, Simon & Schuster was the third largest publisher in the United States,[4] publishing 2,000 titles annually under 35 different imprints.[5][6]

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Simon & Schuster Inc.
FoundedJanuary 2, 1924; 98 years ago (January 2, 1924)
HeadquartersSimon & Schuster Building, ,
Area served
Key people
  • Jonathan Karp (CEO)[1]
  • Dennis Eulau (CFO, Executive Vice President of Operations)
  • Ian Chapman (Chief Executive, UK)
  • Kevin Hanson (President, Canada)[2]
ServicesSee § Imprints
Revenue US$993 million (2021)[3]
OwnerNational Amusements
ParentGulf and Western Industries (1975–1989)
Paramount Communications (1989–1994)
Viacom (1994–2005)
CBS Corporation (2006–2019)
Paramount Global (2019–present)