A slew of promotions have been made in the Hachette Book Group's sales department. A spokesperson said the promotions are part of a department restructure "that also was informed by the departure of some sales employees."
In wholesale sales, Julie Hernandez has been promoted to senior director of wholesale sales from director of wholesale sales. Heidi Kanter and Laura Shepherd have been promoted to senior national accounts manager, from national accounts manager.
In mass merchant sales, Tracy Dowd has been promoted to senior director of club and airport sales, from director of club sales. Tishana Knight has been promoted to sales manager of mass merchants, from sales manager of national accounts. John Lefler has been promoted to national account manager from telephone sales representative.
In field sales, John Leary has been promoted to regional director of field sales. He was previously senior sales representative. In account marketing, John Byron III has been promoted to sales promotion manager, from senior promotions coordinator. In children's sales, Katie Tucker has been promoted to senior national accounts manager. She was previously children’s national accounts manager.
In Nashville/CBA sales, David Chaudhry has been promoted to national accounts manager, from regional sales manager. Linda Pearles has been promoted to national accounts manager. She was previously senior sales representative.
In sales operations, Jill Reschop-Gonzalez has been promoted to associate director of sales operations, from senior sales analyst. At HBG Canada, Leah Collins Lipsett has been promoted to marketing coordinator, from marketing assistant. In special markets, Frankie Johnson has been promoted to manager of specialty retail, from special sales manager.
Previously announced but relevant to the restructuring are the promotions of Ali Cutrone to senior director of online sales and sales liaison for Grand CentraI Publishing, from director of online sales and sales liaison; Mary Urban to senior digital account manager from digital account manager; and Claire Gamble to national account manager from associate national account manager.