Margot Atwell is leaving Beufort Books as publisher, as of January 31. Beaufort president Eric Kampmann will be taking over as publisher.

Heather Hust Rivera has been named director, communications, Disney Publishing. Most recently, she was the director of corporate communications at the Walt Disney Company.

Amy Achaibou has been promoted to associate design manager, new format development at Chronicle Books.

At Ballantine, Mark Tavani has been promoted to v-p, and remains an editorial director; Kara Cesare has been promoted to v-p and remains an executive editor; Junessa Viloria has been promoted to editor; Ratna Kamath has been promoted to assistant editor.