Tara Catogge has been named Vice President, Sales Director at Quarto Publishing Group USA (previously Quayside); she was previously Senior Vice President, Marketing and Inventory at Readerlink.
Shimul Tolia has been named President of Bonnier Publishing‘s newly created New York office. She was Editorial Director, Sandy Creek at Sterling Publishing.
David Boyle, SVP, Consumer Insight for HarperCollins is moving to the BBC Worldwide Brands team as EVP of Insight.
Patsy Jones has moved to Hachette Nashville as VP Marketing; she was VP Sales & Marketing for books at Anderson Merchandisers.
Casey McIntyre will join Razorbill on March 5 in the new position of Associate Publisher. She was most recently Publicity Manager at Harper Children’s Books.
Dreamworks has announced it is launching its own imprint separate from Simon & Schuster, and headed by Emma Whittard, who was most recently at Disney Worldwide Pulishing.
Michael Selleck, Simon & Schuster‘s EVP Sales & Marketing, announced that Michael Carley has decided to retire after 34 years at Simon & Schuster. He was most recently Sales Manager for Amazon.com.
Also at S&S, Reka Simonsen will be joining Atheneum Books for Young Readers as Executive Editor, reporting to Justin Chanda. She begins March 10th and was recently Executive Editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Regan Arts has announced Ron Hogan will be joining as Editor, acquiring both fiction and non-fiction, with more announcements expected. Ron has been a Contributing Editor for Shelf Awareness.
Beth Ineson has been appointed to the new role of Executive Director, Book Marketing, Sales, and Operations at Boston Common Press. Most recently, she was Head of Field Sales at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She will oversee expansion of the marketing and distribution of efforts of the Cook’s Illustrated, America’s Test Kitchen, and Cook’s Country cookbooks.
Esther Margolis has left HarperCollins after two years as Executive Editor. She is setting up her own “publishing and media venture to consult, agent, package, and market fiction and nonfiction books, including cross-media projects in the film and entertainment area.” Newmarket Press was founded by her in 1981 and acquired by HarperCollins in 2011. She may be reached at [email protected]
Scottie Bowditch joined Macmillan as Director of the Macmillan Speakers Bureau on February 24. Previously she was Director of School and Library Marketing for the Penguin Young Readers Group. Janet Rasche joined Macmillan in the newly created position of VP, Operations Planning, , after working at startup MediaRadar.
Joy Aquilino is now Acquisitions Editor at Quayside. She was most recently Executive Editor at Sixth & Spring.
Scholastic has appointed Heather Cassano to the newly created position of Chief Experience Officer; she was previously at Pearson.
Sara Sargent is joining Simon Pulse as Editor, after working for the Balzer & Bray imprint at HarperCollins Children’s Books. Prior to her time at HarperCollins, she worked at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency.
Sharon Fantera, Editorial Director of Bookscan, has left the company.
Margot Atwell is now Publishing Project Specialist at Kickstarter. She was Associate Publisher at Beaufort Books and has been freelancing for the past year.
Megan Wilson has left her position as Media Specialist & Account Executive at Krupp Kommunications to join Rubenstein Public Relations as Associate Vice President. Read More