Diversity and Inclusion Dinner with special guest Perminder Mann, CEO, Bonnier Books
This INVITE ONLY dinner has been arranged to enable a round table of 16 Business in the Community members to hear from one of the UK's most influential businesswomen - Perminder Mann, CEO of one of the UK’s top publishing firms, Bonnier Publishing UK.
21 Oct 2019
18:00 - 20:00
Allstate NI | Mays Meadow | Belfast
Perminder has been in various awarding collections including being the Bookseller’s list of the 100 most influential people in the publishing industry in 2015 and 2016 and was named as one of the top 10 most influential people in publishing and writing at the Hospital Club H100 awards.
About Perminder Mann
Perminder Mann is the CEO of Bonnier Books UK, a major UK publisher with sales of £80m. Bonnier Books UK is part of Bonnier Books, a family-owned company headquartered in Sweden and a top 15-world publisher.
Perminder joined the company as a sales director and today is responsible for all publishing under the group’s 16 imprints across adult, children’s, fiction, non-fiction, mass-market and trade.
Renowned as a publishing innovator, Perminder co-founded Blink Publishing, the first publisher to collaborate with a vlogger, multi-bestselling Alfie Deyes. Since its inception in 2013, Blink and has grown rapidly, publishing highly commercial titles, with its USP, ‘speed to market’, being a key factor in its success.
Perminder was one of only seven BAME women to appear in a survey of the UK’s 1000 most powerful leaders, conducted by The Guardian and Operation Black Vote. She also appears annually in the UK’s top 100 most influential people in book publishing, a list compiled by the industry’s trade magazine, The Bookseller, and in 2015 was named as one of the top 10 most influential people in publishing and writing, at the prestigious Hospital Club h100 awards.
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