Among a slew of promotions at Hachette Books, the imprint of Hachette Book Group has promoted four at the executive level.
Michelle Aielli, associate publisher of Hachette Books, has been named v-p in addition to her current title. She joined the imprint in 2014, from Little Brown, and since then has taken on the marketing and publicity for the Da Capo Press and Lifelong lists, working with such authors as Lindy West, Dan Lyons, and Stephanie Land.
Krishan Trotman, who joined Hachette in 2016 following stints at Skyhorse Publishing and Atria Books, has been promoted to executive editor. Trotman has worked with such authors as Malcolm Nance, Ryan Serhant, Stephanie Land, Ibtihaj Muhammad, and Al Roker.
Michael Barrs has been promoted to senior director of marketing for Hachette Books. Barrs joined Hachette Books in 2017, and oversees all of the marketing for the Hachette Books, DaCapo, and Lifelong lines.
Mandy Kain has been promoted to creative director. Kain, who joined Hachette Books in 2015 from HarperCollins, also handles cover design for Da Capo Press and Lifelong.