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People Round-Up, Mid-August 2018

PEOPLE At Atria, Lindsay Sagnette will join as VP, Editorial Director on September 10. She was previously Editorial Director for Fiction at Crown and helped launch both Hogarth and Sarah Jessica Parker for Hogarth. Caitie Hawthorne also joins Atria as Associate Editor for Julia Cheiffetz’s yet-unnamed imprint. She was most recently Researcher at NBC News….Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early August 2018

PEOPLE At Barnes & Noble Education, Jonathan Shar joins as SVP, Revenue & Product Development. He was previously Chief Marketing Officer, NOOK at Barnes & Noble. At Barnes & Noble, Chief Digital Officer Fred Argir has retired and his position will be filled by Bill Wood, most recently Chief Information Officer. Atria has merged its…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-July 2018

PEOPLE Taneli Ruda joins Wiley as EVP, Chief Strategy Officer. He was most recently Head of Corporate Strategy at Thomson Reuters. After seven years, Eamon Dolan has left Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where he was VP, Editorial Director of Eamon Dolan Books, following news that the imprint is being eliminated. He may be reached at [email protected]….Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-August 2017

PEOPLE Jennifer Bergstrom has been named Senior VP, Publisher of the Gallery Books Group, succeeding Louise Burke, who retires August 18. Bergstrom joined Simon & Schuster in 1998 and led the launch of Scout Press in 2015. Adam Eberle has joined OverDrive as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, focusing on expansion of the K-12 market….Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-July 2017

PEOPLE At the Library of America, Cheryl Hurley, President, and Geoffrey O’Brien, Editor-in-Chief, will retire at the end of 2017. Hurley will be succeeded by Max Rudin, who is currently Publisher; a replacement will be sought for O’Brien. Frank Autunnale has been named Chief Financial Officer for the Independent Publishers Group (IPG) and its subsidiaries, replacing Cara Semple, who has left…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early July 2017

PEOPLE Annie Callanan will take over as CEO of Taylor & Francis, succeeding Roger Horton. She was most recently CEO of the healthcare company Quantros. Benjamin Steinberg is joining Dey Street Books in the new position of Associate Publisher. He was previously Director of Partnerships and Imprint Consumer Marketing for Knopf Doubleday. Also at HarperCollins, Christopher Goff is retiring…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-June 2017

PEOPLE Wendy Friedman will join Quarto as VP, Director of International Sales this summer. She was previously President/CEO of Parragon Global. Sanj Kharbanda has joined Beacon Press as Director of Sales and Marketing, having worked previously as VP, Digital Strategy at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Hallie Patterson has joined Abrams as Associate Director of Publicity, Children’s…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-August 2016

PEOPLE Mark Kuyper is leaving his position as Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group, where he had served for a year. Previously he was President/CEO at the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.  At HarperCollins, VP and Executive Editor Hugh Van Dusen is to retire on August 30. Lisa Erickson returned to the Crown Publishing…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Late July 2016

PEOPLE Current company President, Sara Domville will leave F + W, where she worked for seventeen years. Betsy Groban left Houghton Mifflin Harcourt where she worked as Senior VP and Publisher of children’s books. Deb Brody, the current Executive Editor at William Morrow/HarperCollins, will join Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as Editorial Director (lifestyle and culinary) on July 18. Also, Cheryl…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early July 2016

PEOPLE Stephen Twillinger will join Rodale as EVP and CFO in August. He is currently CFO at Dorling Kindersley. Rhea Lyons is now Subsidiary Rights Director. She was previously Senior Literary Scout at Franklin & Siegal Associates. Sara Nelson joined HarperCollins in the new role of VP, Executive Editor and Special Advisor to the Publisher….Continue Reading