Breakfast Meeting October 15

Debby de Groot

Debby de Groot started her working life in the classified section of The Star in Johannesburg, and then moved on to publishing in 1982 with a seven-year stint at Harper Collins, and a small business representing publishers in outlying areas and sub-Saharan Africa. She also spent four years with Southern Book Publishers, as Sales and Marketing Director, before immigrating to Canada in 1997, and working on contract with Key Porter Books as Publicity Manager. After leaving Penguin Group (Canada) in 2006, where she was Director, Publicity and Marketing, she formed her own book pr consultancy, ddg Publicity and Marketing. Together with Meisner Publicity and Promotion, the company re-formed as Meisner, de Groot & Associates early in 2008.