Investor News

04 July 2017

CFO Update

Following the announcement on 31 March 2017, Michael Connole, Chief Financial Officer of The Quarto Group (LSE: QRT) will leave the business on 30 September 2017.

Brian Porritt has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer. Brian has extensive experience in delivering interim Chief Financial Officer assignments across technology, media and marketing services sectors and most recently completed a two-year assignment as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Huntsworth Plc. He is also an Independent External Member of the Audit and Risk Committee for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

The Board will make a further announcement regarding the appointment of a permanent Chief Financial Officer as soon as possible.


For further information, please contact:

The Quarto Group
Marcus Leaver, CEO
Dorothée de Montgolfier, Group Director of Communications
020 7700 9002


About The Quarto Group

The Quarto Group (LSE: QRT) is the leading global illustrated book publishing group. Our mission is to make and sell great books that entertain, educate and enrich the lives of adults and children around the world.

Quarto creates and owns proprietary content, publishing books from a diverse portfolio of imprints that are creatively independent and expert in developing long-lasting content across specific niches of interest.

Quarto sells books across 50 countries and in 39 languages through a variety of traditional and non-traditional channels, while constantly looking for new ways to create and deliver content that people need.

Quarto employs over 400 talented people in the US, UK and Hong Kong. The group was founded in London in 1976. It is domiciled in the US and listed on the London Stock Exchange.

For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @TheQuartoGroup.