HarperCollins Christian Publishing, comprising both recently acquired Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, has announced its leadership team. The team will report to Mark Schoenwald, president and CEO of HarperCollins Christian Publishing. It includes:

Stuart Bitting, SVP & CFO

Annette Bourland, SVP Zondervan Book Publishing

David Moberg, SVP Thomas Nelson Book Publishing

Chip Brown, SVP Bible Publishing

Paul Engle, SVP Church, Academic and Reference Resources

Stan Gundry, Editor-in-Chief, Zondervan

Eric Shanfelt, SVP eMedia

Tod Shuttleworth, SVP Spanish and International Publishing

Carol Nygren Managing Director of Live Events Management

Tom Knight, SVP Sales

Rachel Barach, General Manager Bible Gateway

Al Kerkstra, SVP Support Operations and Human Resources

Casey Harrell Director of Corporate Communications

In a statement, Harper said, “The new team will work together to preserve the two publishing group’s unique editorial focus, while pursuing mutually beneficial collaborative opportunities.”

Stated Schoenwald, “I am confident in this team’s ability to lead the company through decisions that will be crucial for driving growth and fulfilling the publishing groups’ missions. We will continue to work through every aspect of the business to build an organization focused on innovation and execution, committed to honoring God and serving our partners.”