Adriana Rizzo joined Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as VP, Marketing. She was previously Senior Director of Marketing for ESPN. Alexandra Primiani joined the company as Publicist. She was formerly Publicity Assistant at Riverhead. Natalie Chapman, Culinary VP and Publisher, is leaving the company and may be reached at [email protected]. SVP of Digital Markets Sanj Kharbanda is also leaving the company. He may be reached at [email protected].
Steve Rosato joined OverDrive as an International Development Executive, focusing on their global expansion. He was previously BEA Show Director.
Kathryn Huck joined Regan Arts as Editor-at-Large.
Allison Malec Renzulli will join Ten Speed Press in mid-April as Associate Director of Marketing. She was Culinary Marketing Director at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Megan Schumann joined Crown Publishing Group as Senior Publicist and Marketer. She was previously Publicist at Dey Street Books and William Morrow. Olivia Taussig is now Publicist at Viking. She was previously Publicist at Other Press. Diana Gill left her position as Executive Editor at Ace and Roc Books. She can be reached at [email protected]. Arabella Brown role of VP, Editor-in-Chief at Fodor’s Travel was eliminated and she left the company.
Mary Hern joined Abrams as Managing Editorial Director. She was Managing Director at Sterling.
Kathryn Sky-Peck is now Creative Director of Red Wheel/Weiser. She was most recently freelancing for production and packaging. Christine LeBlond joined the company as Senior Acquisitions Editor. She was most recently Agent at the Susan Schulman Literary Agency.
At Open Road, Brett Collins is now SVP, Product Development and Michael Gedonius is now VP, Integrated National Sales. Collins was Founder and Digital Strategist at Counterspace and Gedonius was Account Manager at Playboy Enterprises.
Ian Delaney joined Chronicle Books as Indie Trade Sales Coordinator. He was formerly Sales and Marketing Manager at McSweeney’s.
Theresa Collier joined Artisan as Senior Publicity and Associate Marketing Manager. She was previously Publicist at Bloomsbury.
Sarah Broun joined HarperCollins’ Christian Publishing Nelson Books as Senior Publicist.
Sarah Riley will step down as Director of Translation Rights at Aitken Alexander at the end of April, continuing part-time after that to oversee her successor.
Kim Bockius-Suwyn is now Executive Director of the Savannah Book Festival.