Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster (/ˈʃstər/) is an American publishing company and a subsidiary of ViacomCBS. It was founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster. As of 2016, Simon & Schuster was the third largest publisher in the United States,[4] publishing 2,000 titles annually under 35 different imprints.[5][6]

Simon & Schuster
FoundedJanuary 2, 1924; 97 years ago (January 2, 1924)
HeadquartersSimon & Schuster Building, ,
Area served
Key people
  • Jonathan Karp (CEO)[1]
  • Dennis Eulau (CFO, Executive Vice President of Operations)
  • Ian Chapman (Chief Executive, UK)
  • Kevin Hanson (President, Canada)[2]
Revenue US$814 million (2019)[3]
OwnerNational Amusements (1994–2021)
Bertelsmann (pending; 2021–present)
ParentGulf and Western Industries (1975–1989)
Paramount Communications (1989–1994)
Viacom (1994–2006)
CBS Corporation (2006–2019)
ViacomCBS (2019–2021)
(sale to Penguin Random House pending; 2021–present)