Chi Elected IPA Head
Y.S. Chi has been elected president of the International Publishers Association. Chi will continue to serve as vice chairman and CEO of Elsevier Science & Technology, and is also a member of the AAP board of directors. He will serve a renewable two-year term as IPA president beginning January 1.
Marcus to Open Road
Children's publishing industry veteran Barbara Marcus has joined Open Road Integrated Media as an adviser and will help lead the company's entry into the children's market. Marcus was head of Scholastic Children's Book Publishing and Distribution group, and since leaving has served as a consultant and adviser to several companies in the children's market.
Spilka to Succeed Wiley
Deborah E. Wiley will retire from her role as senior v-p, corporate communications, of John Wiley and Sons at the end of December. She will continue to serve as chairman of the Wiley Foundation. Susan Spilka will succeed her as v-p, corporate communications, effective January 1, 2011. Wiley was the first member of the Wiley family's sixth generation to join the business when she started at Wiley in 1968. She has led Wiley's corporate-giving programs for more than 25 years and has been involved in Wiley's tutoring and mentoring program in the Hoboken, N.J., public schools.