Jeff Tegge, former v-p of sales at IPG, has joined Legato Publishers Group, the recently established distribution unit of Perseus's PGW that Mark Suchomel is overseeing.

Tegge has over 20 years of experience in the industry and said he was "thrilled to be joining Mark at Legato." He added: "Like Mark, I’ve followed Perseus and PGW’s success through the years and have been impressed with their dedication to independent publishing and the physical and digital infrastructure they’ve built to support their publishers. I’m looking forward to working closely with the sales teams at Perseus and PGW to support our new endeavor.”

At Legato, Tegge will be coordinate the existing sales departments within Perseus and also call on various accounts. Perseus said he will be "providing feedback to clients and offering advice and strategies for improving publishers’ prospects for maximizing sales." Tegge will be based out of Legato's headquarters in Chicago.