Dan Lubart, formerly senior v-p of sales analytics and pricing at HarperCollins, has been named senior v-p, strategy and publishing operations at the Hachette Book Group effective immediately. Lubart will oversee strategic planning, business development, digital media/distribution and supply chain management for all imprints at HBG.

Lubart will spearhead efforts to build “enhanced reporting tools," improving demand forecasting, directing digital publishing technologies and working to identify new business opportunities.

Joe Mangan, COO of Hachette Book Group, said, “Dan is a high impact executive with deep skills in publishing, strategy and business intelligence. He has extensive experience in creating data transparency, and crafting information around the key decisions we make in publishing.”