Tag Archives: Laurence Orbach

People Round-Up, Mid-June 2018

PEOPLE Following the annual meeting vote that restored cofounder Laurence Orbach as Executive Chairman of the Quarto board, CEO Marcus Leaver and Chief Financial Officer Carolyn Bresh have resigned their positions. Former CFO Mick Mousley will act as Interim CFO. Jon Rosenberg, most recently VP and Publisher at Baker & Taylor’s Silver Dolphin Books, will…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-March 2012

PEOPLE CEO Marcus Leaver is leaving Sterling Publishers to become the new COO of Quarto in  the UK, hired by Laurence Orbach, who has announced his retirement. Editorial Director Jason Prince, Executive Editor Nathaniel Marunas and Editors Greg Oviatt and Stuart Miller, VP Operations Kim Brown, and VP Sales Karen Patterson have left Sterling. Theresea Thompson has been promoted to Executive VP at B&N and will be overseeing Sterling. Alexander Star will join Farrar, Straus and…Continue Reading

The Proprietary Pinch

Just How Big Is The ‘Off-The-Books’ Book Business? Sashay into any Barnes & Noble superstore, and there they are. Past the Barnes & Noble Café–branded 3-piece tea sets (“Great Curves. Excellent Style.”), past the Barnes & Noble–branded laser stationery, the velvet CD wallets, and the handy personal cash boxes, are, of course, the Barnes &…Continue Reading