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  • B&N Names Demos Parneros CEO

    Barnes & Noble has named its current COO, Demos Parneros, its new CEO. Parneros replaces Len Riggio, who has held that position on an interim basis since Ron Boire was dismissed last summer.

  • Quarto Group Restructures Sales and Marketing

    U.K.-based Quarto Group has made new appointments in its global sales and marketing operations following a restructuring of those functions earlier this year.

  • Fox Chapel Expands

    Fox Chapel, the East Petersburg, Pa.–based publisher, is bringing on three new directors in three separate departments as part of its ongoing expansion efforts.

  • Sara Domville Joins America's Test Kitchen as CRO

    The former president of F+W Media has been named to the newly-created role of chief revenue officer at America's Test Kitchen, effective April 24.

  • New CEO for Parragon

    Mike Symons has joined Parragon Books as CEO. Symons, who was most recently group sales director for Penguin Random House U.K., is replacing Paul Taylor.

  • Lisa Thomas Takes Over at National Geographic Adult

    Lisa Thomas has been promoted to publisher and editorial director of adult books at National Geographic.

  • Lit Agents Join Forces In Agents Round Table

    In response to a changing marketplace, ten women literary agents have launched a consortium of independent agents who have pledged to share knowledge, resources, and contacts.

  • New Chief Legal, IT Officers at Ingram

    Ingram Content Group has named two new executive officers to its leadership team: Kelly Arnold, who will serve as chief legal officer, and Deanna Steele, who will serve as chief information technology officer.

  • Shifts in Marketing at Abrams

    Melanie Chang has been named v-p, children’s marketing and publicity at Abrams and Steve Tager, whose role as chief marketing officer had included oversight of the children's group's marketing and publicity functions, will focus on Abrams' adult imprints.

  • David Cully Named President at B&T

    Follett Corporation has named David Cully president of Baker & Taylor, effective April 1. Cully replaces George Coe, former president and CEO of B&T, just weeks after Coe was named COO of Follett.

  • Friedman Steps Down as Chair, Executive Publisher of Open Road

    Jane Friedman, the former CEO of HarperCollins who cofounded Open Road Integrated Media in 2009, has stepped down as chairman and executive publisher of the company.

  • George Saunders, "Quite Possibly" Colbert's Favorite Living Author, Comes to the Late Show

    On the 'Late Show,' George Saunders gets ribbed about writing a novel, explains what a "bardo" is, and discusses kindness and Donald Trump in support of his debut novel, 'Lincoln in the Bardo.'

  • Follett Taps George Coe as COO

    Follett Corporation has appointed George Coe as chief operating officer for Follett and Baker & Taylor, effective March 31. Coe will report to Follett president and CEO Ray Griffith.

  • HMH Names Jack Lynch New CEO

    Jack Lynch, currently CEO of Renaissance Learning, has been named CEO and president of HMH succeeding Linda Zecher, who resigned in September.

  • Changes at 'PW'

    Judith Rosen steps down as senior bookselling editor and New England correspondent, and Ed Nawotka returns as international editor; he'll also cover bookselling. Alex Green will cover New England, and Emma Kantor is the new associate children’s book editor.

  • Christine Ball Named Publisher at Putnam, Dutton, Berkley

    Christine Ball, formerly v-p and deputy publisher at Putnam, Dutton, and Berkley, has been promoted to senior v-p and publisher of the three imprints.

  • Sevier Named Publisher of Grand Central Publishing

    Ben Sevier has been named the new publisher of Grand Central Publishing, taking over for Jamie Raab, who will step down at the end of January.

  • Harvard Press Director Sisler to Retire

    William P. Sisler, director of Harvard University Press (HUP) for nearly 27 years, will retire at the end of the academic year on June 30.

  • Wm. Paul Young’s ‘The Shack’ Heads to the Big Screen: A First Look

    Go behind the scenes with Young and check out photos from the highly-anticipated film adaptation of ‘The Shack,’ which opens in theaters nationwide on March 3.

  • Bopardikar to Succeed Bacon at B&T

    Chitra Bopardikar, v-p and general manager of B&T’s global publishers services, will take over responsibility for B&T’s international retail business as well following John Bacon's retirement at the end of the year.

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