Pearson Financial Executive Tapped As Chairman Of Penguin Group

May 2001
Book Publishing Report;05/21/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p7
Trade Publication
Focuses on the selection of John Makinson as chairman of Penguin Group. Job responsibilities; Plan for the company; Career highlights.


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