Phil Budnick has been named director of field and wholesaler sales for Penguin’s adult hardcover division, effective June 16. Budnick will be heading the hardcover field sales team as well as managing Penguin's Ingram and Baker & Taylor businesses. He returns to sales from his role as editorial director at Plume Books.
Deb Werksman has been promoted to editorial director, Sourcebooks Casablanca.
At Yale University Press, Katherine Boller has been promoted to editor.
At Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Krista Vossen has been promoted to art director. Michael McCartney has been promoted to associate art director, and Karina Granda has been promoted to designer. Alyson Heller has been promoted to editor for Aladdin.
Publishers Communication Group has named Melissanne Scheld as its managing director, effective May 27. Scheld, who replaces Douglas Wright, was most recently at Cambridge University Press.