Simon & Schuster CFO Dennis Eulau confirmed the news in this memo to staff.
As a publisher and a leader,” he wrote, “Carolyn pushed us to stretch to do just that little bit more; to do our best and then some for our authors, in whose service she came to work each day with an unbridled and infectious enthusiasm and great humor.”
Read the full memo below.
Reidy joined Simon & Schuster in 1992 from Avon Books as President of the Trade Division and was named president of its Adult Publishing Group in 2001. Reidy was upped to president and CEO in 2007 to replace the retiring Jack Romanos.
She was named Publishers Weekly‘s Person of the Year in 2017.
During her tenure, Simon & Schuster published books