The Macmillan Children's Publishing group, which was streamlined in late 2008 as part of a larger company-wide restructuring, has a new hire and several promotions in its marketing department, moves that have been announced by Joy Dallanegra-Sanger, senior v-p, director of marketing.


Liz Hartman has joined the company in the newly created position of executive director, publicity and institutional marketing. Hartman will oversee publicity and school and library marketing for all Macmillan Children's Publishing imprints. Most recently director of publicity and marketing at Black Dog & Leventhal, Hartman comes to Macmillan with more than 25 years of publishing experience including heading up the publicity departments at Pocket Books, Oxford University Press, and Columbia University Press; she has also worked at Publishers Weekly and recently done some special projects in Macmillan's children's publicity department.

Several promotions were also announced in the reorg. Eileen Lawrence has been promoted to senior executive director, promotion, advertising and creative services; she was previously executive director of advertising and promotion. Mariel Dawson has been promoted to associate director, promotion and advertising, from creative services manager. And Tim Jones has been promoted to the newly created role of director of institutional marketing. He had formerly been associate director of marketing. Jones will now report to Hartman, as will Jennifer Doerr, who remains director of publicity.