Arcadia Publishing, a Mount Nice writer of historical past books and journey guides, has named a brand new CEO as half of a bigger shift in management, the corporate stated in a information launch.
Brittain Phillips, who presently serves as director of enterprise improvement, is changing David Steinberger as CEO. The corporate stated that Steinberger, who’s an investor within the firm, will be a part of Arcadia’s board. Phillips started working for Arcadia in 2014 after greater than 10 years with The Historical past Press.
“The corporate is strongly positioned for progress, and Brittain Phillips has the best set of expertise and expertise to guide the corporate into the longer term,” Steinberger stated in an announcement.
Arcadia has been on a progress streak the previous couple of years. In 2020, the corporate acquired River Road Press, and in 2019, Arcadia Publishing bought Wildsam and Pelican Publishing. Phillips stated that Steinberger put the corporate on that path of progress that continues to increase the model.
“We’re excited to construct on that imaginative and prescient,” Phillips stated. “The addition of the Wildsam, Pelican and River Highway imprints has enhanced what was already the premier writer of native content material, with greater than 17,000 titles in print.”
Arcadia was bought in 2018 by a gaggle of traders assembled by former Penguin CEO and present Snap Chairman Michael Lynton, enterprise government Lili Lynton and Steinberger, chairman of the Nationwide Guide Basis and former CEO of the Perseus Books Group.
The corporate additionally has appointed William “Billy” Campbell to the corporate’s board of administrators. Campbell is from Greenville and beforehand served as president of the Discovery Channel.