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  • HarperCollins, Harlequin Shift Executive Leadership

    HarperCollins is making a number of changes to its international and North American executive teams three years after the acquisition of Harlequin.

  • Rich Green Up at ICM

    ICM Partners has promoted Rich Green to head of media rights and made a number of other personnel shifts in both its media rights and publications divisions.

  • Hely Hutchinson to Retire as CEO of Hachette UK

    Tim Hely Hutchinson will retire as CEO of Hachette UK at the end of 2017. He will be succeeded by David Shelley, CEO of Little, Brown Book Group and Orion.

  • Gun Safety Org Taps Book Professionals for New Advocacy Group

    The nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety has recruited a group of book industry professionals--over 130 writers, illustrators, editors and agents--to speak out against gun violence.

  • Desmond Named Publisher at Twelve

    Sean Desmond has been named v-p and publisher of the Grand Central Publishing imprint Twelve, and Paul Samuelson has been promoted to publicity director.

  • Kosztolnyik Named V-P, Editor-in-Chief at Grand Central Publishing

    Karen Kosztolnyik, who formerly served as executive editor at GCP, is returning to the Hachette division. In her new role, she will lead the publisher's hardcover line.

  • Allin Resigns as Wiley CEO

    Citing family reasons, Mark Allin has resigned as CEO of John Wiley & Sons, effective immediately.

  • Meet the Editor: Parneshia Jones

    The poetry editor for TriQuarterly Books on learning under Kanye West's mom and why "there’s poetry for every kind of person."

  • B&N Names Demos Parneros CEO

    Barnes & Noble has named its current COO, Demos Parneros, its new CEO. Parneros replaces Len Riggio, who has held that position on an interim basis since Ron Boire was dismissed last summer.

  • Quarto Group Restructures Sales and Marketing

    U.K.-based Quarto Group has made new appointments in its global sales and marketing operations following a restructuring of those functions earlier this year.

  • Fox Chapel Expands

    Fox Chapel, the East Petersburg, Pa.–based publisher, is bringing on three new directors in three separate departments as part of its ongoing expansion efforts.

  • Sara Domville Joins America's Test Kitchen as CRO

    The former president of F+W Media has been named to the newly-created role of chief revenue officer at America's Test Kitchen, effective April 24.

  • New CEO for Parragon

    Mike Symons has joined Parragon Books as CEO. Symons, who was most recently group sales director for Penguin Random House U.K., is replacing Paul Taylor.

  • Lisa Thomas Takes Over at National Geographic Adult

    Lisa Thomas has been promoted to publisher and editorial director of adult books at National Geographic.

  • Lit Agents Join Forces In Agents Round Table

    In response to a changing marketplace, ten women literary agents have launched a consortium of independent agents who have pledged to share knowledge, resources, and contacts.

  • New Chief Legal, IT Officers at Ingram

    Ingram Content Group has named two new executive officers to its leadership team: Kelly Arnold, who will serve as chief legal officer, and Deanna Steele, who will serve as chief information technology officer.

  • Shifts in Marketing at Abrams

    Melanie Chang has been named v-p, children’s marketing and publicity at Abrams and Steve Tager, whose role as chief marketing officer had included oversight of the children's group's marketing and publicity functions, will focus on Abrams' adult imprints.

  • David Cully Named President at B&T

    Follett Corporation has named David Cully president of Baker & Taylor, effective April 1. Cully replaces George Coe, former president and CEO of B&T, just weeks after Coe was named COO of Follett.

  • Friedman Steps Down as Chair, Executive Publisher of Open Road

    Jane Friedman, the former CEO of HarperCollins who cofounded Open Road Integrated Media in 2009, has stepped down as chairman and executive publisher of the company.

  • George Saunders, "Quite Possibly" Colbert's Favorite Living Author, Comes to the Late Show

    On the 'Late Show,' George Saunders gets ribbed about writing a novel, explains what a "bardo" is, and discusses kindness and Donald Trump in support of his debut novel, 'Lincoln in the Bardo.'

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