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Simon & Schuster

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Simon & Schuster Inc. (/ˈʃstər/ SHOO-stər) is an American publishing company owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. It was founded in New York City on January 2, 1924, by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster.[5] Along with Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins and Macmillan Publishers, Simon & Schuster is considered one of the 'Big Five' English language publishers. As of 2017 Simon & Schuster was the third largest publisher in the United States,[6] publishing 2,000 titles annually under 35 different imprints.[7][8]

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Simon & Schuster Inc.
FoundedJanuary 2, 1924; 99 years ago (January 2, 1924)
HeadquartersSimon & Schuster Building, ,
United States
Area served
Key people
  • Jonathan Karp (CEO)
  • Dennis Eulau (CFO, Executive Vice President of Operations)
  • Ian Chapman (Chief Executive, UK)
  • Kevin Hanson (President, Canada)
ServicesSee § Imprints
RevenueIncrease US$1.1 billion (2022)
OwnerKohlberg Kravis Roberts
Number of employees
c.1,600 (2023)
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