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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

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

Bookview, February 2007

PEOPLE Beth Davey has gone to Rodale as VP Director of Public Relations. She was at Inkwell Management and before that, at Little, Brown. Andrew Malkin has left Ingram International to return to NY and Rodale, where he will be VP, Trade Book Sales, working closely with Holtzbrinck as their distribution client. And, Leigh Haber…Continue Reading

Bookview, January 2007

PEOPLE On December 15, two hundred and fifteen years after the Bill of Rights was ratified (in case you had lost perspective), Judith Regan was dismissed from HarperCollins. Maureen Egen, Deputy Chairman and Publisher of the Hachette Book Group USA, will step down from those roles January 1 and will leave the company by the…Continue Reading

Bookview, November 2005

PEOPLE Big moves this fall, with the news that FSG’s Editor-in-Chief John Glusman is stepping down at the end of the year, and that Annik LaFarge will move to Bloomsbury to become Publishing Director, starting November 14. Her position at Crown has been filled by Heather Jackson, who leaves Rodale after 2 years. HarperCollins announced…Continue Reading

Bookview, October 2005

PEOPLE Jean Feiwel, Senior VP and Publisher is leaving Scholastic at the end of October after 22 years with the company. Trade Sales Director Jack Perry, who came to Scholastic from Sourcebooks last year, is also leaving. Ann Marie Resnick has been hired for the new position of VP, Marketing and Promotion in the book…Continue Reading

Crossing Over

Lines Between the Christian and Trade Markets Continue to Blur With Growth on All Fronts As the entire world raptly parses the papacy, smack in the middle of an overtly faith based presidency, it should come as no surprise that religious books have achieved double-digit growth every month for the past few years. Evangelical viewpoints…Continue Reading

Book View, July 2004

People June was a relatively quiet month, though that doesn’t guarantee a quiet summer, judging from the increase of job listings on industry job boards and murmurings around town: Harold Augenbraum is leaving The Mercantile Library to become Executive Director of the National Book Foundation, effective July 12. A search committee has been formed to…Continue Reading

Book View, May 2004

People April is the cruelest month for some; but for others, it’s been a banner one. And for the industry as a whole, there’s been a whirlwind of activity, with enough moves, consolidations, entries and exits to rival a Feydeau or Frayn farce. Sara Nelson, Glamour’s Senior Contributing Editor, Books, and columnist for The New…Continue Reading

Book View, July 2003

PEOPLE Rich Freese has been named President of Publishers Group West, reporting to Kevan Lyon, EVP for Distribution and Publishing Services at AMS. Freese, who will relocate to the San Francisco area, succeeds Charlie Winton, founder and former President and CEO of PGW, and now Group Chairman and CEO of Avalon Publishing. Another publisher on…Continue Reading