F+W hired Tom Beusse as CEO. Beusse was formerly Founder and President of the USA Today Sports Media Group.
Margaret Milnes is now Marketing Director at Globe Pequot Press. She was most recently Senior Director, Brand Management at Running Press.
Cindy Ratzlaff has joined Simon & Schuster imprint North Star Way as Director of Brand Development. She was previously President of her agency Brand New Brand You Inc.
Becky Brasington Clark will become the Head of the Library of Congress Publishing Office in March. She was previously Director of Marketing at Johns Hopkins University Press.
Kaiulani Kaneta joined Penguin Random House as Associate Director, High School Marketing in its academic marketing department. Philip Stamper-Halpin joined PRH as Manager, Publishing Development and Author Platforms. He was Managing Editor at Kingston University Press. Lucy Silag is now Assistant Director of Publicity at Random House. She was previously Director of Book Country.
Janelle Gonzalez joined Little, Brown as Brand Analyst for Brand, Licensed, and Media Tie-In publishing. She most recently worked in the consumer products licensing department of the National Hockey League.
Jodi Hammerworld joined Chronicle Books as Associate Distribution Client Account Manager.
Porter Anderson is now Editor of Publishing Perspectives, taking over for Ed Nawotka, who has run the publication since 2009. Anderson was Associate Editor at FutureBooks.
At agencies, Maggie Riggs launched her own boutique agency for literary fiction, The Riggs Agency. She was Editor at Viking. . . Berta Treitl joined Renaissance Literary and Talent as Literary Agent. . . Stephanie Fretwell-Hill will join Red Fox Literary as Agent. She was Editor at Peachtree Publishers. . . Chris Lupo joined Chernin Entertainment as Book Scout. He was previously Senior Literary Scout at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates. . . Christina Clifford joined Union Literary as Agent. She was previously an Agent at Aitken Alexander.
Chelsey Emmelhainz will join Skyhorse on February 8th as Editor for the Skyhorse and Arcade imprints.
Julie Wenersbach joined The Texas Book Festival as Literary Director. She was most recently Marketing Director at BookPeople.
Kat Meyer joined the Book Industry Study Group as Director, Content Development and Acquisition. Previously, she was Director, Events and Community Engagement at Publishers Weekly.
Dave Thornton joined David C Cook as VP, Strategic Partnerships. He was previously CEO at Gospel Light.
David Nuss joined Alternative Comics as Associate Publisher.
Caitlin Ellis joined BookBub as Account Manager. She was formerly Manager, Domestic Rights at HarperCollins.