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New York University (NYU), MA
Harvard University, BA

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Managing Director,

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VP, Media - UK
Managing Director, Global
VP & General Manager, Electronic Publishing - Canada
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Christopher North

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 Economics from Harvard College and a master’s degree in Philosophy from New York University.

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