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One of the country's top publishers has turned to a man from the editorial side to run its business.
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It was about 8 a.m. Tuesday in Kandahar, Afghanistan when Darrel Young scored his first and only NFL touchdown. Back in Landover, Md., on that rainy Monday night last November, the reaction among Washington Redskins fans inside FedEx Field was subdued. Their team was being bludgeoned by the Philadelphia Eagles, and this hardly was any consolation.
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"We received clearance for Bookish, but every time any of us talk about something we have to conform to the DOJ rules," Young says. "We aren't behaving any differently than we were before, we just have to make sure that formal procedures are followed, like writing up a log after any meeting."
"I have enjoyed enormously my time here and the company going from strength to strength, and I leave behind a brilliant team who work together so wonderfully, and will now be very ably led by Michael Pietsch," Young, who has been CEO since 2006, said in a statement.