Jean-Marc Dupuis, former Apple sales director, has joined Kobo as managing director for EMEA.

The Poetry Foundation has named Robert Polito president, beginning July 8. Inaugural president John Barr will retire.

Kerri Kolen is executive editor at G.P. Putnam's Sons, with a primary focus on popular nonfiction. She was previously with Hyperion.

At Tor/Forge, Melissa Frain, Kristen Sevick, and Whitney Ross have been promoted to editor from associate editor.