Recorded Books Announces New Chief Content Officer

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Recorded Books, Inc. has announced the promotion of Troy Juliar to the new expanded position of Chief Content Officer

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His knowledge of the marketplace and his ability to craft and articulate a coherent strategic vision will help RB navigate the changing publishing landscape in the coming years.

Recorded Books Holdings and Shamrock Capital are pleased to announce that Troy Juliar has been promoted to the position of Chief Content Officer of Recorded Books, Inc. Troy’s previous title was Senior Vice President–Content Acquisitions at Recorded Books, Inc. In this expanded role, Troy will have ultimate oversight and accountability for all content acquisition functions at Recorded Books worldwide publishing companies, including Recorded Books, Tantor, HighBridge, W. F. Howes in the UK, Wavesound in Australia, and any future imprints of the company. He will be responsible for Recorded Books’ global content strategy and with aligning the individual imprint strategies with the overall goals for the company.

Speaking about the decision to elevate Troy’s role at Recorded Books, Mike LaSalle, partner at Shamrock Capital Advisors said: “Troy has built a strong track record over his career in recruiting talent, developing successful acquisition strategies and negotiating strong and lasting relationships with authors, agents, publishers and channel leaders in the audiobook space. His knowledge of the marketplace and his ability to craft and articulate a coherent strategic vision will help RB navigate the changing publishing landscape in the coming years. We are confident that Troy can ably mesh the already solid content teams at RB’s various imprints into an even more efficient engine that maximizes sales and ROIs across the worldwide catalog.”

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About Recorded Books
Recorded Books is the largest independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and provider of digital media to consumer, retail, professional, school, library and infotainment markets. The company owns an exclusive catalog of more than 22,000 audiobook titles narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Recorded Books provides digital audiobooks and eBooks, as well as other compelling third-party content, including digital magazines and films, through its proprietary RBdigital Gateway platform. The company operates in the United Kingdom through its W. F. Howes subsidiary and in Australia through its Wavesound subsidiary. Recorded Books, founded in 1979 and headquartered in Prince Frederick, MD, acquired both Tantor Media and HighBridge Audio in 2014. For more information, visit http://www.recordedbooks.com.

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