14 March 2019

LONDON – (MARCH 14, 2019) – Award-winning independent publisher Head of Zeus (www.headofzeus.com) and the UK’s largest independent audiobook publisher W.F. Howes (www.wfhowes.co.uk) are pleased to announce a 100-title per year audiobook production and distribution deal.
 
Nicolas Cheetham, CEO of Head of Zeus, said “This deal makes the most of Head of Zeus’s diverse publishing programme and W.F. Howes’s production experience, their unparalleled knowledge of the UK audio market and their global reach via RBmedia. Audio is an integral part of Head of Zeus’s future publishing strategy, and in partnership with W.F. Howes we look forward to publishing audiobooks across our fiction and non-fiction lists, throughout the world, simultaneously with our print and eBook outings.”
 
Dominic White, Head of Publishing and Commerce at W. F. Howes, the UK division of RBmedia, said “We are thrilled to be working closely with Head of Zeus to publish a range of high-quality bestselling audiobooks. As the audiobook market continues to grow we are committed to partnering with the best to provide great new content to the consumer and library markets.”
 
For more information about W.F. Howes, please visit www.wfhowes.co.uk
For more information about Head of Zeus, please visit www.headofzeus.com
For more information about RBmedia, please visit www.rbmediaglobal.com
 
About W.F. Howes
 
W. F. Howes Ltd, an RBmedia company, is the UK’s leading audiobook, digital services, and large-print publisher, releasing about 80 new unabridged audiobooks every month. The company’s digital arm delivers audiobooks and eBooks to the library market through the RBdigital platform, alongside several other services including same-day newspapers and magazines, adult learning, and language tutorial programs. W. F. Howes also publishes large-print books, including contemporary titles, popular genre fiction, prize-winners, and gripping non-fiction. The company distributes its audiobooks extensively to the UK retail market and directly through Audiobooks.co.uk.
 
For more information, visit www.wfhowes.co.uk or email info@wfhowes.co.uk.

Media contact
Bethony James, Marketing Executive, W. F. Howes
Bethony.James@wfhowes.co.uk
01664 423 032
 
About Head of Zeus
 
Head of Zeus is a London-based independent publishing house. Founded in 2012, they won Digital Business of the Year, 2015 and Independent Publisher of the Year, 2017.
 
About RBmedia
 
RBmedia is a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology that reaches millions of consumers—at home, in the car, and wherever their mobile devices take them. RBmedia produces exclusive titles and delivers the finest digital content—including audiobooks, streaming video, educational courses, entertainment titles, and much more. Headquartered in Landover, Maryland, RBmedia comprises an ever-expanding group of the best brands in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology. RBmedia is owned by KKR, a leading global investment firm. Find out more at www.rbmediaglobal.com.
 

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