Quarto Group has made new appointments in its global sales and marketing operations following a restructuring of those functions in 2016 that created a global sales and marketing platform to service all Quarto imprints.
The global English language sales team now reports to Ken Fund, in his new role as chief operating officer, and is structured into three main channels: U.S. sales; U.K. and Europe sales, and international sales.
Tapped to head up U.K. and Europe sales is Andrew Stanley, who will join the company from Thames & Hudson July 10. Last week, Tim Loynes joined Quarto as director of children’s sales; Loynes was most recently at Abrams & Chronicle Books (the Abrams and Chronicle joint U.K. sales unit), where he was head of special sales.
In the U.S., Tara Catogge remains in her current role as v-p, sales director.
Looking after international sales, Mary Aarons has been named director sales, e-commerce and for ANZ, Canada, Asia, Latin America. Monica Baggio becomes director of sales EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Central Asia, Korea, Taiwan, India & Subcontinent.
On the marketing side, the title marketing and publicity unit now reports to David Breuer in his new role as chief creative officer for Quarto. The team is split between the U.S. and the U.K., and adult and children.
In the U.S., Kristine Anderson, who joined Quarto in March 2011, has been named adult marketing director. Anderson has over 20 years of experience in the publishing industry. She arrived at Quarto from LSC Communications Publishing (Dover Books) where she was v-p of marketing. Diane Naughton joined Quarto in January, as children’s marketing director.
In the U.K., Jessica Axe has been promoted to adult marketing director and Katherine Josselyn was elevated to children’s marketing director.