At Grand Central Publishing, Mitch Hoffman has been promoted to v-p; he was previously executive editor. Hoffman works with a number of the Hachette imprint's franchise authors, editing David Baldacci, Jeffrey Deaver and Brad Meltzer. GCP said that, in his new role, he will look to expand his nonfiction list while continuing his commercial fiction work.
At Sourcebooks, Sara Hartman-Seeskin has been named rights and exports manager. She was most recently international rights manager for Free Spirit Publishing. Liz Kelsch has been promoted to publicity manager and Nicole Komasinski has been promoted to associate graphic designer.
Liese Mayer will be joining Scribner as an editor on Monday, September 16. Prior to joining Scribner, she was an associate editor at The Overlook Press.
At Random House Children's Books, Lauren Donovan has been promoted to senior publicist, social media specialist. Nicole Banholzer has been promoted to associate publicist.