Joy Dallanegra-Sanger

Joy Dallanegra-Sanger.
Photo: Scott Sanger.

Joy Dallanegra-Sanger will join Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group in the newly created role of senior v-p, director of marketing. Dallanegra-Sanger will start at Macmillan on May 4, reporting to Macmillan Children’s president Dan Farley.

Dallanegra-Sanger had previously been v-p, director of field sales for Random House Children’s Books. Earlier positions included associate publisher for trade paperbacks at Doubleday Broadway and other sales and marketing roles at various Random House imprints, as well several positions at Waldenbooks.|

“Joy’s hiring represents the realization of our vision of a consolidated children’s marketing group,” said Farley in announcing the hire. “Joy’s mandate will be to direct the children’s group’s promotional efforts as well as work in key partnership with the publishing directors and Macmillan Children’s sales force, and her dual professional background makes her an ideal choice for the job.”