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People Round-Up, Early February 2019

PEOPLE Maya Mavjee joins Macmillan on March 1 as President, Publishing Strategy. She was formerly President and Publisher of the Crown Publishing Group. At Penguin Random House, Donna Passannante has joined as SVP, Marketing & Public, for the audio group.  She was, until recently, VP, Executive Director at the Crown Publishing Group. Naomi Kleinberg, Editorial…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early February 2018

PEOPLE Judith Curr has left her position as President and Publisher of Atria after nineteen years with Simon & Schuster. A search will be conducted for her replacement; in the meantime, Peter Borland and Suzanne Donohue will oversee Atria’s editorial and publishing activities. Amid many changes at F+W since the departure of CEO Tom Beusse…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-January 2018

PEOPLE Jason Rekulak has resigned as Publisher of Quirk Books after 18 years with the company. Brett Cohen, President, will assume the responsibilities of publisher, and the company will conduct a search for a new Editorial Director. Rachel Chou joins Celadon Books as Associate Publisher. Previously, she was General Manager and Chief Content Officer for…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early January 2018

PEOPLE Michelle R. Ferguson has been appointed SVP, Chief Operating Officer at Abrams. Most recently, she was SVP, Workplace Strategies at McGraw-Hill. And Jess Braillier has left his position as VP, Publisher of Abrams Plus. Valentina Rice has joined the newly-formed American arm of Bonnier Zaffre as VP, Sales, Marketing, & Publicity. She was most…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early December 2017

PEOPLE At G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, Jennifer Klonsky will assume the position of VP, Publisher on January 2, 2018. She joins from HarperCollins Children’s Books, where she was Editorial Director. At the end of this year, Putnam EVP, Associate Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief Neil Nyren will retire. Milena Alberti, CFO of Penguin Random…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early February 2017

PEOPLE Liese Mayer is joining Bloomsbury on February 27 in the newly-created role of Editorial Director, Fiction. She has been working as Editor at Scribner. John Morgan is now Executive Editor at Imprint. He was previously Senior Producer at Melcher Media, Director of Digital Publishing at Penguin, and Creative Director at DC Comics. Bernd Leukert…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-January 2017

PEOPLE Former U.S. Register of Copyright Maria Pallante has been selected as the next President and CEO of the American Association of Publishers. She will replace Tom Allen, who is retiring. Ben Sevier will join Grand Central Publishing on February 27 as SVP, Publisher, succeeding Jamie Raab. Sevier was previously VP, Publisher at Dutton. Catherine…Continue Reading