From Tim Hely Hutchinson (Hachette)
With great sorrow, and in shock, we have to announce the death of our beloved friend and colleague, Matt Richell, CEO of Hachette Australia and Chairman of Hachette New Zealand, who was tragically killed in a surfing accident today, Wednesday 2nd July, in Sydney.
Our thoughts and most heartfelt condolences are with Matt’s wife Hannah, his family, his colleagues and many friends in publishing and more widely.
Dark Matter Zine and crew offer our condolences to Matt’s family and friends.
More thoughts by those who knew him, including his wife, friends and co-workers are here.