Tag Archives: Lisa Sharkey

A Look at London Book Fair & Quantum Conference 2017

This year’s London Book Fair started off on Monday with Nielsen‘s well-orchestrated Quantum Conference, which focused on consumers: what they want and how to meet their expectations. Sessions covered the typical day of a consumer using the internet and included sessions hosted by Google and Facebook, as well as talks by several publishers about their…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-April 2012

PEOPLE Chris Barba will retire as executive VP, sales for Hachette Books Group after 33 years  with the company. Meanwhile, Evan Schnittman, newly named EVP, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, officially starts on May 7. Stephen Morrison has left Penguin to become VP Publisher of Picador, succeeding Frances Coady.  He reports to Jonathan Galassi and Stephen Rubin. Meanwhile, Patrick Nolan has been promoted to VP, Editor-in-chief and Associate Publisher at Penguin Books, reporting to Kathryn Court. He…Continue Reading

People Roundup, April 2012

PEOPLE Evan Schnittman is joining Hachette Book Group on May 7 in a new executive position of EVP, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer. He will oversee  marketing and sales for all divisions of the company, which includes digital sales and marketing, advertising and promotion, and the market research and analytics group. He has been Managing Director, Group Sales…Continue Reading

People Roundup, May 2010

Crown Publishing Group President and Publisher Maya Mavjee announces big changes: Diane Salvatore, VP, Publisher of Broadway Books; Senior Editor Lorraine Glennon; and VP, Executive Director, Publicity Katie Wainright are leaving the company. Shaye Areheart steps down as Publisher of her eponymous imprint, Shaye Areheart Books (which will be discontinued), but will stay on as…Continue Reading

Bookview, May 2007

PEOPLE Carl Raymond has been recruited by Scholastic’s Trade president, Lisa Holton, to the newly created position of Director of New Media Projects. He was most recently Adult Publishing Director of DK. HarperCollins Group President Brian Murray announced that Joe Tessitore, President of Collins since 2004, will retire from full-time publishing by November 1. In…Continue Reading

Bookview

PEOPLE March brought some big announcements from industry veterans: Teri Kelly, President of the trade and reference division at Houghton Mifflin has announced that she will leave the company where she has worked for twenty five years, once a replacement is found. And after seventeen years with the Walker Group (most recently as COO of…Continue Reading