Macmillan has hired Bob Miller to start a new, stand-alone company specializing in nonfiction. Miller was most recently Group Publisher at Workman Publishing.
Cary Goldstein will join the Simon & Schuster imprint as VP, Executive Director of Publicity and Senior Editor on June 3. He was previously Publisher of Twelve at the Hachette Book Group. It was also announced that Tracy Guest, Director of Publicity, is leaving S&S.
Skip Prichard has been named President and CEO of OCLC. He was most recently at Ingram Content Group Inc., where he served as President and CEO.
Andrew Weinstein has joined Scribd as VP, Content Acquisition. He was most recently at his own startup, AW Media, and previously at Ingram.
Corinne Helman, VP, Digital Publishing and Business Development, is leaving HarperCollins Children’s to move to Toronto.
James Phirmam has joined Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as National Account Manager. Previously he was Senior Sales Manager at Lonely Planet. In addition, Jessica Gilo has been named Marketing Specialist for HMH’s Culinary Group; previously, she was at Hachette.
Ryan Doherty is joining Ballantine Bantam Dell as Senior Editor, reporting to Editorial Director, Nonfiction, Jennifer Tung. He was previously Senior Editor at Spiegel & Grau.
Storey Publishing President and Publisher Pamela Art will step down; she has been with Storey, an imprint of Workman, since its founding.
Kathleen Schmidt will join Weinstein Books as Publicity Director as of July 1. She was most recently Founder and CEO of KMS Public Relations, and before that, VP, Director of Publicity at Atria.
Erin Hotchkiss joined the Abrams Adult Marketing department as Senior Marketing Manager; she comes from Scholastic’s Storia.
Kathryn Wiess has joined digital solutions company Qbend as Director of Sales. Weiss was previously at Better World Books and, prior to that, at The Book Depository and Ingram.
Benjamin Steinberg has been named Manager, Consumer Verticals and Partnerships at Random House‘s Corporate Digital Marketing Group. Previously, he was an Associate Editor for the Random House imprint. At the Random House imprint, Andy Ward is now VP, Editorial Director, Nonfiction, and David Ebershoff is VP, Executive Editor.
Crown Archetype announced that Suzanne O’Neill has been promoted to Executive Editor, Talia Krohn has been promoted to Senior Editor, and Stephanie Knapp has been promoted to Associate Editor.
In addition to his current responsibilities as VP and Executive Editor at FSG, Sean McDonald has been appointed Publisher of FSG Originals and Director of Digital and Paperback Publishing.
Greg Mortimer has joined S&S Digital as Senior Online Marketing Manager. Previously he was online marketing manager at Scribner.
HarperCollins has announced some “adjustments” in their General Books group, driven by It Books publisher Cal Morgan’s move to the Harper division as SVP Executive Editor, and continuing as Editorial Director of Harper Perennial and Harper Paperbacks: Lynn Grady has been promoted to SVP, Publisher of It Books, now reporting as part of the Morrow division to Publisher Liate Stehlik. Harper Design becomes part of the Harper Division. At General Books, Dana Trombley has been promoted to Senior Manager, Digital Marketing.
Abrams announces Elisa Garcia has been promoted to Director of Trade Sales. Jody Mosley is promoted to Director of Special Markets. Erica Warshal has been promoted to Director of National Accounts.
Kelly Burdick has been promoted to Associate Publisher of Melville House.