Tag Archives: John Sargent

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week, 11/18–11/22

Every week, our sister site, Publishing Trendsetter, recommends 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. To continue that tradition here on Publishing Trends, we will be recommending 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope…Continue Reading

AAP Annual Meeting: Fighting for Common Ground

At the annual Association of American Publishers meeting in New York on February 28, the topic was “Innovative Solutions for Historic Challenges,” and those ranged from education to the current congressional impasse, to copyright.  Education critic and NYU professor Diane Ravitch was on hand to address the first, Senator Olympia Snowe discussed the second, and…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-January 2013

PEOPLE Andrew Weber was  named Global Trade Chief Operating Officer at Macmillan. He was most recently at Bonobos.com and had been at Random House as VP Ops and Technology. He is taking on many of the duties of Brian Napack, who stepped down as President of Macmillan in December 2011 (and then joined Providence Equity Partners).  Weber reports to John Sargent.  Egmont USA has hired Literary Agent Andrea…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-June 2012

PEOPLE Stefan von Holtzbrinck has announced a reorganization of the Georg von Holtzbrinck organization, effective July 2.  The group will now be composed of three divisions: Global Trade, Global Science and Education, and Holtzbrinck Media.  The global trade division, managed by current Macmillan US CEO John Sargent, will consist of all the consumer book publishing operations…Continue Reading

People Roundup, March 2012

PEOPLE Open Road announced that Tina Pohlman, Vice President, Publisher, Three Rivers Press and Broadway Paperbacks/Crown Publishing, will be its new Publisher, starting on March 5.  Market Partners International conducted the search. Earlier, Open Road announced that former Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Bantam Dell Nita Taublib will be a Strategic Advisor for Romance. And, former Holt Editor-in-Chief Marjorie Braman is joining Open…Continue Reading

Book View, November 2009

PEOPLE ROUNDUP Steve Rubin, former Doubleday Broadway President and Publisher, who began at Bantam Books in 1984 and was most recently Random House Publisher-at-Large, has been named President and Publisher of Henry Holt, reporting to Macmillan CEO John Sargent. Dan Farley will now focus exclusively on his other job as President and Publisher of the…Continue Reading

Bookview, April 2006

PEOPLE Brian Napack has been named President of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. In the newly created position, Napack will share general management responsibilities with CEO John Sargent over all of Holtzbrinck’s divisions, including both trade and educational operations. Steve Sorrentino, most recently an author (Luncheonette) has gone to B&N as Director, Author Promotions & Special…Continue Reading

Book View, July 2001

PEOPLE There’s much happening at 375 Hudson Street: Danny Gurr has resigned as CEO of DK’s US operations, as a result of the following organizational changes effective immediately: The US editorial department will report primarily to DK UK Publisher Christopher Davis. Sales and Marketing will report through Dick Heffernan, President, Director of Sales, Adult Hardcover…Continue Reading

E-Conference Meltdown

As if your fall calendar wasn’t already jam-packed, along comes a batch of Internet-related conferences and panels. Herewith we report on one recent event, and preview several still to come. First, a cross section of Internet, media, and (broadly defined) educators gathered at Columbia University to address the issues facing the intersection of these markets,…Continue Reading