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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, Early May 2018

PEOPLE Jennifer Levesque joins Disney Book Group as Editorial Director on May 7. Most recently she was VP, Editorial Director at Rodale Books. Jhanteigh Kupihea will join Quirk Books as Editorial Director on May 21. She was most recently Senior Editor at Atria Books. At IDW Publishing, Anita Frazier joins as SVP, Sales & Marketing….Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-June 2017

PEOPLE Wendy Friedman will join Quarto as VP, Director of International Sales this summer. She was previously President/CEO of Parragon Global. Sanj Kharbanda has joined Beacon Press as Director of Sales and Marketing, having worked previously as VP, Digital Strategy at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Hallie Patterson has joined Abrams as Associate Director of Publicity, Children’s…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, Early May 2017

PEOPLE Barnes & Noble has announced Demos Parneros as their new CEO. He joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in November, before which he was President at Staples. Michael C. Miller has been named Chief Legal Officer and VP of Corporate Affairs, having previously served as EVP, General Counsel and Secretary at Monster Worldwide….Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-April 2017

PEOPLE Sara Domville will join America’s Test Kitchen on April 24 as Chief Revenue Officer. She was formerly President of F+W Media, which she left last July. Bethany Buck is joining Bloomsbury Children’s as Editorial Director. She had formerly been Editorial Director at Skyhorse’s children’s imprint, Sky Pony Press. At Hachette Audio, Tina McIntyre is…Continue Reading