Claire Taylor will join the Macmillan sales department as a national account manager selling Macmillan Children's Publishing Group and Macmillan distributed publisher children's titles to Walmart, Walmart Canada, Sam's, Costco, and their distribution partners. She was most recently a national accounts rep at Candlewick.

Maha Khalil has been promoted to director of sales for Hyperion. She joined the company in 2005 as a sales rep.