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Calvin Reid
Compiled by Diane Patrick
-- 8/14/00

TIME WARNER TRADE PUBLISHING Jeffrey D. Thomas was appointed executive assistant to the president, Maureen Mahon Egan. He was v-p of St. Paul Federal Bank in Chicago. Previously, Thomas was an aide to executive management in both the Los Angeles and New York offices of the William Morris Agency, where he worked with Warner Books on publication of Kitty Kelley's The Royals. He has also been a story analyst for TNT, and has served as a policy adviser to Senator Ted Kennedy.

GOLDBERG MCDUFFIE COMMUNICATIONS Megan Underwood was promoted to publicity manager. She was senior publicist.

THE MILLBROOK PRESS Jean Reynolds was promoted to executive v-p, publishing. She was senior v-p and publisher.... David Allen was named executive v-p and chief operating officer. He was chief financial officer.

ZONDERVAN Ryan Dunham was promoted to national sales manager. He was national accounts manager.

MCGRAW-HILL James R. Holcepl was named national field sales manager, professional book group. He was eastern regional sales manager.

TOMMY NELSON Laura Minchew was promoted to senior vice president, publisher. She was v-p of acquisitions and editorial.... Dan Lynch was promoted to senior v-p, marketing and entertainment. He was v-p of marketing.

ST. MARTIN'S PRESS J Veltre was promoted to senior editor. He was associate editor.

THOMSON LEARNING John Kirham was appointed senior v-p of international operations. He was v-p of international operations and UK managing director for Wave Technologies.

THE CHILDREN'S BOOK COUNCIL Barry Klein was named v-p, business and operations. He was an assistant v-p.... JoAnn Sabatino-Falkenstein was promoted to assistant v-p. She was director of marketing and publications.

BAKER & TAYLOR Tom Foltz was appointed v-p, entertainment purchasing. He was v-p of purchasing at West Coast Video.

METAMETRICS C. Otis Fulton was named senior v-p, marketing and sales, professional service division. He was director of the Developmental Skills Institute.

CANDLEWICK PRESS Liz Bicknell was promoted to associate publisher and editorial director. She was editor-in-chief.... Deborah Sloan was promoted to executive marketing director. She was director of marketing.... Alexis Banyon-Huck was named publishing manager. She was a production manager at Workman Publishing.... Joan Powers was named editorial director of novelty and licensed books. She was editorial director at Dutton Children's Books.... Juwanda Ford was named editor. She was editor at Curriculum Concepts.

NEW RIVERS PRESS Lisa Bullard was named interim executive director. She was marketing director at Graywolf Press.

TARCHER/PUTNAM Sara Carder was named editor. She was an associate editor at Overlook Press.

PLUME Gary Brozek was appointed editor. He was editor at Ballantine Books.... Doreen Davidson was named marketing manager. She was catalogue manager at HarperCollins.

HARCOURT CHILDREN'S BOOKS Anna Marlis Burgard was named director of new product development. She was editor for special markets at Time-Life Trade Publishing.

MACMURRAY & BECK Amy Long was named acting marketing director. She was marketing assistant.

STOREY COMMUNICATIONS Pamela B. Art was named president and chief executive officer. She was president and publisher of the book and custom publishing divisions.... Daniel B. Reynolds was promoted to executive v-p and chief operating officer. He was financial manager.

SIMON & SCHUSTER CHILDREN'S Elena Blanco was promoted to associate director, education and library marketing. She was marketing manager.... Judy Linn was promoted to marketing manager, advertising. She was associate marketing manager.... Tim Smith was promoted to managing editor, Aladdin paperbacks and reprints. He was associate managing editor.... Chava Burman was promoted to production manager. She was production supervisor, Books for Young Readers.

ROSE CARRANO PUBLIC RELATIONS Rose Carrano, former director of publicity at HarperCollins, has formed this firm. She can be reached at (646) 638-2181.
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