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Egmont UK Appoints Penguin India As Exclusive Distribution Partner

Posted at 5:00AM Friday 16 Nov 2012

Egmont UK has appointed Penguin India as their exclusive distributor in a move which will see it strengthen its position in the world's largest English language book market.

Gillian Laskier, Group Sales Director, Egmont UK said: "Penguin has had an unparalleled position in the Indian market for the last 25 years, with a distribution network which is second to none. We are delighted to add our portfolio including Tintin, Blyton and Mr Men to the range of children's titles they bring to the market in India."

Andrew Phillips, CEO & President, Penguin India said: "The strength of Egmont's famous brands together with the quality of our sales and marketing and broad distribution reach, will see Penguin India become the destination for the very best of children's publishing in India. We are all immensely excited to be working with Egmont and being able to bring a bigger catalogue of their great titles to the Indian market."

The new arrangement will begin in January 2013.




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