David Boyle has been appointed to the newly created role of senior v-p, consumer insight, reporting to Chantal Restivo-Alessi, beginning February 4. He was previously SVP of insight at EMI Music.

At Random House, Kate Childs has been promoted to publicity manager, digital and new media. Liza Eliano has been promoted to associate publicist, digital and new media. For Random House Speaker's Bureau, Jayme Boucher has been promoted to agent.

At Other Press, Lauren Shekari has been promoted to director of subsidiary rights.

At Tor/Forge, Alexis Saarela has been promoted to assistant director of publicity. Previously she was publicity manager.