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James Daunt


James Daunt was named Barnes & Noble’s Chief Executive Officer in August 2019. In addition to being CEO of Barnes & Noble, Mr. Daunt also serves as Managing Director of Waterstones, the largest retail bookseller in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Daunt currently oversees 627 Barnes & Noble stores in the United States, and 293 Waterstones locations acro...

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  • CEO

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