Doug Pocock is managing director of Abrams & Chronicle Books in the U.K., a partnership formed in 2010 by the two U.S. publishers based in London.

At Knopf/Delacorte/Dell, Alison Impey joined as art director. Stephanie Moss has been promoted to associate art director.

Matt Adamec has been promoted from designer to senior designer at Simon & Schuster's Children's.

Diana Blough joined Random House Publisher Services as imprint sales director.

JD Wilson has been named director of sales and marketing of the University of Alabama Press. Wilson is currently academic sales manager at Tuttle Publishing and blogs at