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People Round Up, Early April, 2024

PEOPLE Penguin Random House, Anna Paustenbach will join Avery Publishing as executive editor on April 1st. She was previously executive editor at Harper One. Jen Schwabinger, VP and director, sales development is departing after 40 years with the company. Valerie Van Delft, SVP of logistics, will retire this August. Alison Martin is named SVP of…Continue Reading

People Round Up, Mid-December, 2023

Happy Holidays from the Editors  PEOPLE At Simon & Schuster, Judy Clain will be joining on January 16 as SVP and publisher of the relaunched Summit Books Imprint, reporting to CEO Jonathan Karp. She had been with Little, Brown & Company since 2011. Avery editor-in-chief Caroline Sutton has left Penguin Random House and will join…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early March 2023

PEOPLE Nina von Moltke, President and Director of Strategic Development at Penguin Random House, is leaving the company in May. In other PRH news Marissa Secreto joins Penguin Random House Audio as Marketing Associate. At Random House Children’s, Isabelle Snyder joins as Junior Designer, Brand and Licensed. At HarperCollins, SVP, International Sales David Wolfson has…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/30-2/3

­Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Which changes have kept Barnes & Noble afloat? How can literary spaces and libraries welcome neurodivergent audiences? What…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-December 2022

PEOPLE Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle is stepping down at the end of the year and will also resign from Bertelsmann’s executive board. His interim successor is Nihar Malaviya, currently President and COO of Penguin Random House US. At DK, Scott Grande joins as VP, Commercial Finance & Operations for North America. He was…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-November 2022

PEOPLE Michael Jacobs, President and CEO of Abrams, will step down from that role on November 28, to be succeeded by Mary McAveney. Jacobs will become executive chair of the board and serve in an advisory capacity during the transition. McAveney has been working as Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Open Road…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-August 2022

PEOPLE Janet Gervasio, CFO for HarperCollins, will retire next January after 28 years with the publisher. The company will conduct an executive search for her replacement this fall.  Elizabeth Breeden, formerly marketing director at Simon & Schuster, has joined Simon Element as senior marketing director. Jen Rios has joined Greenleaf Book Group as director of…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-July 2022

PEOPLE With the previously announced retirement of long-time Graywolf Press director and publisher Fiona McCrae, the Press has announced that Carmen Giménez will be joining in the role of executive director and publisher, beginning August 8th. She had been publisher of Noemi Press, which she and Evan Lavendar-Smith founded in 2002.  At Simon & Schuster,…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early May 2022

PEOPLE Jon Yaged has been named successor to Don Weisberg as CEO of Macmillan. Weisberg will leave the company at the end of the year. At Celadon, critic and professor Jabari Asim joins as Literary Acquisitions Advisor on June 20. Brian Scharp joins Nelson Books as VP of Marketing. He worked in the past as…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-February 2022

PEOPLE At Zibby Books, Jeanne Emanuel, previously at WBUR and Ingram, joins as Chief Operating Officer. Bridie Loverro joins as Editor. At Beacon Press, Helene Atwan will retire as Director on July 29. A successor will be named in April. At Audible, James Finn joins as Head of Content Marketing. He has worked in the past as EVP,…Continue Reading