Barnes and Noble has moved Michael Huseby, former CEO of the Nook division, into the top CEO spot left by William Lynch, who vacated in July.
Craig Bauer, SVP Publishing Operations and Strategic Planning at Hachette, will be leaving HBG to become SVP of Global Publishing Operations at Macmillan Science and Education. His last day at HBG will be Friday, January 17.
As part of Macmillan’s acquisition of Cookstr, Will Schwalbe will continue in his current role, while taking on the additional title of VP, Editorial Development and Content Innovation for Macmillan, where he will acquire books to be published across Macmillan’s publishing imprints. Kara Rota, Director of Editorial and Partnerships for Cookstr, continues in her existing role.
Shannon O’Neill, previously Editorial Director and Agent at The Sagalyn Agency, has joined Lippincott Massie McQuilkin as Agent. O’Neill will remain based in DC, focusing on projects in narrative nonfiction, popular science, current affairs, and the history of ideas, as well as literary and upmarket fiction. She can be reached at: [email protected]
At the start of 2014, Jim Becker stepped down as President of becker & mayer! Becker founded the book packager more than 30 years ago with Andy Mayer, and was succeeded by Mike Oprins who had been COO of the company. Becker is moving into the new role of Creative Director of SmartLab, becker & mayer!’s educational toy division.
At Scholastic, Durya Aziz has been promoted to SVP, International Education Publisher in the International Division.
Cathy Gruhn has left Hilsinger Mendelson East to become the Associate Director of Lifestyle Publicity at Little, Brown and Company.
Neil Levin has become the VP, Strategic Alliances at Librify; previously, he was President of EverPub LLC. Read More