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Weldon Owen

Over the past 25 years, Weldon Owen has built a solid reputation as a leading creator of premium-quality illustrated reference and lifestyle books and cookbooks. Superior design and editorial excellence are Weldon Owen's hallmarks. Weldon Owen creates and publishes more than 50 trade titles each year and the company currently has more than 500 backlist titles. Our books have received more than 50 publishing industry awards.

Weldon Owen's illustrated reference unit has produced both children's titles and family/adult reference books and series. Partners include major brands such as Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, the Body Shop, Hallmark, Gymboree and Bonnier Corp.'s Parenting magazine.

Working in association with prestigious national and international companies and brands since 1992, Weldon Owen is accomplished at creating and publishing branded books for major retailers and national brands. A specialty is Weldon Owen's lauded cookbooks, which number more than 300 titles, with more than 33 million copies sold. Most have been produced for Williams-Sonoma through an 18-year alliance. Other partners include Kellogg's, the Mayo Clinic and Bonnier Corp.'s Saveur magazine.

Weldon Owen was founded in 1986 and is based in San Francisco.

Key Personnel
CEO, President: Terry Newell
CFO: Mark Perrigo
VP Sales and Marketing: Amy Kaneko
VP, Publisher, Illustrated Reference and Lifestyle: Roger Shaw
VP, Publisher, Cooking: Hannah Rahill
Production Director: Chris Hemesath