09 Aug 2016 Nick Jones, retired MD of Lion Hudson, passes away aged 55

Nick Jones, retired MD of Lion Hudson

Lion Hudson is deeply saddened to share the news that Nick Jones passed away suddenly but peacefully on Thursday 4 August while at home, aged only 55.

Nick retired as Managing Director of Lion Hudson plc (Oxford, UK) in June 2016 after 35 years working in the publishing industry. Nick had been Managing Director of Lion Hudson for the previous three years. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of Angus Hudson Ltd and became Deputy Managing Director of Lion Hudson plc when Lion Publishing plc and Angus Hudson Ltd merged in 2003.

Nick is survived by his wife Carol, who retired recently as Children’s Publisher at Lion Hudson, having set up the Candle Books imprint with Nick. A funeral for close friends and family only, will take place later this month. Messages of condolence can be sent via the Lion Hudson office address and will be passed on to Carol.

Lion Hudson Editor-at-Large Tony Collins and Senior Designer Roger Chouler are compiling a volume of tributes and stories concerning Nick. If anyone would like to contribute to this, please contact Tony (Tonyc@lionhudson.com).

With any enquiries, please contact: Leisa Nugent, Head of Marketing at Lion Hudson plc on 01865 302742 / leisa@lionhudson.com