Tag Archives: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s

People Round-Up, Mid-May 2018

PEOPLE Kristin Cochrane will take over as CEO of Random House Canada following the retirement of Brad Martin on June 30. Martin has been CEO since 2007. At Lonely Planet, CEO Daniel Houghton has stepped down. He will become CEO of marketing agency Pyxl. Brant Rumble has joined Hachette Books as Executive Editor. He was…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-April 2018

PEOPLE Madeline McIntosh has become CEO of Penguin Random House USA. She had been President, Penguin Publishing Group. Allison Dobson takes over as President of Penguin Publishing Group. Libby McGuire has been named SVP, Publisher of the Atria Publishing Group, beginning April 30. She has been Literary Agent at The Gernert Company since early 2017, before…Continue Reading

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, Mid-September 2017

PEOPLE Mark Warren has joined Random House as VP, Executive Editor. He was previously Editor at Esquire for two decades and is the coauthor of former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s memoir, The Good Fight. At WaterBrook & Multnomah, Helen Macdonald has joined as Production Editor. Jim Dassise has left his role as West Coast…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, Early June 2017

PEOPLE At Hachette, Michael Barrs will join as Marketing Director starting May 30. He was most recently Marketing Director for Dey Street Books. Betsy Hulsebosch, currently Marketing Director, will be dedicating her role to the Black Dog & Leventhal list. At Little, Brown, Philip Marino has joined as Senior Editor, moving over from his previous…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-May 2017

PEOPLE Mark Allin has resigned as President and CEO of John Wiley and Sons for family reasons, effective immediately. Chairman of the Board Matthew Kissner has been named interim CEO, and a search for a permanent successor has begun. Karen Kosztolnyik, formerly Executive Editor at Grand Central Publishing, returns to the Hachette division as Vice…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

People Round-Up, Mid-September 2016

PEOPLE As reported earlier, Ronald Boire is leaving his position as CEO of Barnes & Noble. Owner and founder Len Riggio will re-assume CEO functions until a successor is named. At Bloomsbury US, Cindy Loh has been promoted to the newly-created role of VP and Publishing Director of Consumer Publishing. Dr. Adam Black will join…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