Tag Archives: Harper

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 February, 2024

PEOPLE Colin Shields, VP and executive director of global and international sales, is leaving Simon Schuster.  Laura Perciasepe, formerly senior editor at Riverhead Books/PRH, is joining Summit Books/S&S as executive editor.   Alessandra Balzer and Donna Bray will move from HarperCollins to Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group on April 15 They will set up a new…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early November 2023

PEOPLE At Penguin Random House,  Roseanne Serra, VP and director of art and design and Paul Buckley, senior VP and executive creative designer have left Penguin Publishing Group. Sabrina Papas has joined Penguin Random House Canada as marketing and publicity coordinator. Alex Lu has joined Random House Children’s Books as editor for Random House Graphic,…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early April 2023

PEOPLE At Open Road Integrated Media, Robert Zaffiris has been named CFO/COO, succeeding Charles Gallagher. Zaffiris was previously DFO/COO, Consumer and Technology Group at HarperCollins. ReedPop President Lance Festerman is leaving the company. He was a former director of BookExpo America and New York Comic Con. At Macmillan, joins as VP of Strategy and Investments….Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-October 2022

PEOPLE At Penguin Random House, SVP, Director of Publishing Operations Sue Malone-Barber will retire at the end of the year. Felicia Frazier, SVP, Children’s and Educational Sales, is departing to launch a new venture, to be announced. At Tarcher Perigee, Editorial Director Sara Carder has departed and can be reached at sarakatecarder@gmail.com. Jordan Rodman, previously…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early October 2022

PEOPLE At Macmillan, CFO Dan Schwartz will leave the company on October 14. Holt VP and Executive Director of Publicity Pat Eisemann is retiring on December 2. Arriel Vinson joins Holt as Marketing Manager, having worked previously as Marketing Coordinator for Catapult/Counterpoint/Soft Skull Press. Jazz Key joins Macmillan as Associate Sales Manager, Special Markets, and…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early April 2022

PEOPLE At Beacon Press, Gayatri Patnaik has been named Director, effective June 30, following the retirement of longtime director Helen Atwan. Patnaik has worked at Beacon for twenty years, most recently as Publisher. Avideh Bashirrad joins One World and Dial Press as SVP and Deputy Publisher. She was previously SVP, Deputy Publisher at Random House. Tiffani Ren also joins One…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

People Round-Up, Mid-November 2021

PEOPLE At Sourcebooks, Cat Onder joins as VP, Publisher, Children’s Books. Most recently she was SVP, Publisher at HMH Books and Media. Stephanie Beard, lately Executive Editor and Subsidiary Rights Director at Turner Publishing Company, joins as Associate Director of Rights and International Sales. Brittany Mmutle joins as Marketing Manager Alison Goff joins Quarto as…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early November 2021

PEOPLE At Simon & Schuster, Tim O’Connell joins as VP, Editorial Director, Fiction, beginning November 8. He was previously Senior Editor at the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Kevin Oller, lately Assistant Manager at HarperCollins, joins as National Account Manager, Baker & Taylor. Olivia Wilson joins as Manager, National Accounts; she had been International Sales Manager…Continue Reading