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Press Release: Taylor and Francis [May 8, 2024]

Penny Ladkin-Brand appointed Chief Executive of Taylor & Francis

Penny Ladkin-Brand joins the Informa Leadership Team as the Chief Executive of Taylor & Francis. She brings considerable growth-oriented leadership experience in specialist publishing, digital acceleration and the development of online platforms.

Penny Ladkin-Brand
Penny Ladkin-Brand

Penny is currently Chief Financial and Strategy Officer at Future plc, having previously been Commercial Director at Autotrader Plc. Penny joined Future in 2015 and partnered with the CEO to grow the business tenfold into a specialist media platform through a combination of organic and inorganic growth. Penny is also Chair of Next 15 Group Plc, the data-driven growth consultancy.

Penny's approach to leadership involves understanding the big picture, balancing this against the needs of different stakeholders.

Penny Ladkin-Brand, said: "I am delighted to be joining Informa, an ambitious, growth-oriented business. Taylor & Francis is a leader in Scholarly Research, an international business and an innovator in both Humanities and Science, with significant potential for further growth, innovation and expansion. I am excited by the many opportunities ahead."

Penny will take up her role during the summer.

About Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis supports diverse communities of experts, researchers and knowledge makers around the world to accelerate and maximize the impact of their work. We are a leader in our field, publish across all disciplines and have one of the largest Humanities and Social Sciences portfolios. Our expertise, built on an academic publishing heritage of over 200 years, advances trusted knowledge that fosters human progress.

Our 2,500+ people, based in a global network of offices in more than 15 countries, use their skills and the latest technology to curate, validate and share impactful advanced, emergent and applied knowledge. Under the Taylor & Francis, Routledge and F1000 imprints, we publish 2,700 journals, 8,000 new books each year and partner with more than 700 scholarly societies.

Taylor & Francis is proud to be a Global Certified Accessible publisher and to have achieved CarbonNeutral certification for our operations and print publications in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol. Taylor & Francis is part of Informa plc.


Summary: Penny Ladkin-Brand joins the Informa Leadership Team as the Chief Executive of Taylor & Francis. She brings considerable growth-oriented leadership experience in specialist publishing, digital acceleration and the development of online platforms. Penny is currently Chief Financial and Strategy Officer at Future plc, having previously been Commercial Director at Autotrader Plc. Penny joined Future in 2015 and partnered with the CEO to grow the business tenfold into a specialist media platform through a combination of organic and inorganic growth. Penny is also Chair of Next 15 Group Plc, the data-driven growth consultancy.
Publication Year:2024
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:May 8, 2024
Publisher:Taylor and Francis
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Company: Taylor and Francis
Subject: Executive appointments
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