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Random House

Random House
Company nameRandom House, Inc.
Company typeDivision of Bertelsmann
IndustryBooks, Publishing
Founded1925
Founder(s)Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer
HeadquartersRandom House Tower,
New York City, NY, USA
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleMarkus Dohle (Chairman & CEO, Random House Worldwide/Random House, Inc.)
Núria Cabutí (CEO, Random House Mondadori)
Anne Davis (Executive Vice President & CFO, Random House Worldwide)
Brad Martin (President & CEO, Random House of Canada)
Dr. Joerg Pfuhl (Chairman & CEO, Verlagsgruppe Random House)
Gail Rebuck (Chairman & CEO, The Random House Group)
Frank Steinert (Senior Vice President Human Resources, Random House Worldwide)
ProductsBooks
Revenue(+)-1.828 billion Euros (2010)
Owner(s)Bertelsmann
Employees5,262 (as of December 31, 2010)

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Random House, Inc. is the largest general-interest trade book publisher in the world. It has been owned since 1998 by the German private media corporation Bertelsmann and has become the umbrella brand for Bertelsmann book publishing. Random House also has a movie production arm, Random House Films, and is currently developing a division responsible for creating story content for media including video games, social networks on the web, mobile platforms, in print and on film. The first film released by Random House Films was One Day.


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