Monday, February 22, 2016
Finlay Macdonald leaving publishing
New Zealand Publisher Finlay Macdonald will be leaving HarperCollins Publishers in early April for a role outside publishing.
Finlay has been with HarperCollins New Zealand for almost three years and, in that time, has made a significant impact on our local list, specialising in memoir and serious non-fiction.
Working with a small and focused New Zealand team, Finlay has developed a strong base on which to build our future publishing. HarperCollins remains committed to publishing great local books for the New Zealand market, and the search for a new publisher will begin shortly.
As James Kellow, CEO HarperCollins ANZ says, ‘We are extremely sad to see Finlay leave us after three very successful years. He has been an inspirational publisher and a wonderful colleague. His adherence to quality and exceptional writing is well-known, part of his legacy, and something we will look to continue with his successor.’