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Managing Director, at Amazon
Managing Director, Global at Phaidon Press, VP & General Manager, Electronic Publishing - Canada at HarperCollins, See All (3)
New York University, Harvard University



Christopher North has served as Managing Director of Ltd since 2011, having previously led Amazon’s UK media businesses.

Before joining Amazon, he worked in book publishing: as global Managing Director of Phaidon Press, as Chief Operating Officer of HarperCollins Canada, and as Vice President & General Manager of Electronic Publishing for HarperCollins Publishers. He began his career as a management consultant with the Media & Entertainment practice of Booz Allen & Hamilton.

Chris serves on the Advisory Committee of Business for New Europe, a coalition of business leaders articulating a positive case for reform in Europe; on the President’s Committee of the Confederation of British Industry; and on the Creative Industries Council, which advises the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in... See More

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