Tag Archives: William Morrow Group

People Round-Up, Mid November 2023

PEOPLE Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Pietsch, is transitioning to the role of Chairman, and will be succeeded by Hachette UK CEO, David Shelley, who will take on both HBG and HUK roles.  Richard Kiston, deputy CEO of Hachette UK, will be taking on the same role for Hachette Book Group. COO Joe Mangan has…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-June 2022

PEOPLE At Firebrand Group, founder and longtime head Fran Toolan will retire at the end of January 2023, to be succeeded by Angela Bole, presently CEO of the Independent Book Publishers Association. Toolan will continue on as a member of the Firebrand board of directors. Tara Catogge has been named COO of Insight Editions and…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-July 2019

PEOPLE At the end of August, Baker & Taylor President David Cully will retire. He joined the company in 2008 and became president in 2017. Amandeep Kochar has been named Executive Vice President and will lead the business going forward. At Audible, Louise Quayle, formerly Senior Acquisitions Editor at Penguin Random House Audio, joins as…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-May 2019

PEOPLE Founder and Owner David R. Godine will step down as Publisher of his eponymous company at the end of the year, ahead of its 50th anniversary in 2020. The new owner is William N. Thorndike, Jr. A new management team will come on board in July. Craig Popelars is joining Tin House Books as…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-February 2019

PEOPLE Mauro DiPreta has joined the William Morrow Group as SVP, Executive Editor. Previously he was VP and Publisher at Hachette Book Group. Lonely Planet has named Luis Cabrera its President and CEO. He joins from BCG Digital Ventures, where he was Partner. Berrett-Koehler’s board of directors has selected David Marshall as the company’s new…Continue Reading