Tag Archives: New England Independent Booksellers Association Fall Conference

People Round-Up, Early August 2018

PEOPLE At Barnes & Noble Education, Jonathan Shar joins as SVP, Revenue & Product Development. He was previously Chief Marketing Officer, NOOK at Barnes & Noble. At Barnes & Noble, Chief Digital Officer Fred Argir has retired and his position will be filled by Bill Wood, most recently Chief Information Officer. Atria has merged its…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 September 2017

PEOPLE Following the July departure of Tina Pohlman, Publisher, Philip Rappaport is Acting Publisher at Open Road Integrated Media. Libby Jordan joins as Executive Director, Marketing Operations; she was most recently VP, Marketing at Bookshout. Elsewhere in the company, Hillary Tisman has joined as Senior Director of Marketing, having worked previously as Associate Marketing Director for…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-August 2017

PEOPLE Jennifer Bergstrom has been named Senior VP, Publisher of the Gallery Books Group, succeeding Louise Burke, who retires August 18. Bergstrom joined Simon & Schuster in 1998 and led the launch of Scout Press in 2015. Adam Eberle has joined OverDrive as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, focusing on expansion of the K-12 market….Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-July 2017

PEOPLE At the Library of America, Cheryl Hurley, President, and Geoffrey O’Brien, Editor-in-Chief, will retire at the end of 2017. Hurley will be succeeded by Max Rudin, who is currently Publisher; a replacement will be sought for O’Brien. Frank Autunnale has been named Chief Financial Officer for the Independent Publishers Group (IPG) and its subsidiaries, replacing Cara Semple, who has left…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