Kristin Spang has been promoted to publishing manager and manager of special initiatives at Penguin.

At Crown, Julian Pavia has been promoted to senior editor, newly reporting to Lindsay Sagnette, editorial director, fiction. Christine Kopprasch has been promoted to editor.

Emily Easton is joining Crown Books for Young Readers as executive editor, effective May 19. She was most recently the publishing director of the Walker imprint of Bloomsbury USA Children’s Group.