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People Round-Up, Early October 2017

PEOPLE Jennifer Besser will become SVP and Publishing Director of Roaring Brook Press, Farrar, Straus & Giroux Children’s, and First Second on October 30, following the retirement of Simon Boughton. She is currently President and Publisher of Putnam Children’s. At Candlewick Press, Karen Walsh joins as Executive Director of Publicity for brands and key titles….Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early November 2016

PEOPLE Walter Weintz has joined Guinness World Records as VP, Publishing Sales, Americas. He previously worked as Chief Sales Officer at Workman. David Young, former CEO of Orion and Hachette Book Group USA, will become Chairman of Canongate Books in January. He is taking over from Christopher Bland, who is retiring. Sienna Farris is joining…Continue Reading