Compiled by Diane Patrick -- 9/11/00

TASCHEN AMERICA Oliver Salzmann was appointed managing director. He was publisher
at Quintet Publishing in London. Salzmann began his career as a bookseller, then worked in the editorial department at John Wiley Canada. In the early '90s, he worked at Reed Books Canada, moving from sales rep to publisher. Salzmann was instrumental in improving sales and profit during his tenure at Quintet Publishing, which licenses its co-edition titles to U.S. and international publishers.

WEEKLY READER Rosanna Hansen was named publisher, editor-in-chief and senior vice president. She was group publisher, children's books at Reader's Digest.

RANDOM HOUSE Chad Bunning was named associate publisher for the reference group. He was marketing manager for Fodor's in the Random House Information Group.

POCKET BOOKS Tracy Bernstein was named senior editor. She was editorial director, nonfiction, at Kensington Publishing.... Lynn Grady was promoted to v-p, director of advertising and promotion, creative marketing services. She was director of advertising and
promotion.... Kathryn Briggs Gordon was named director of marketing, brands. She was director of marketing, Young Readers imprint.... Barry Porter was appointed marketing director, mass market and trade paperbacks. He was director of sales and merchandising at Random House.

HARRY ABRAMSAly Potter was promoted to foreign rights manager. She was foreign rights coordinator.... Alyn Evans was promoted to production manager. She was senior production coordinator.

LOYOLA PRESS Kathleen G. Manatt was named editorial director, textbooks. She was marketing manager at NTC/Contemporary.

EDWARDS BROTHERS Timothy J. Hopkins, president, merchandising and distribution for Borders Groups Inc., was appointed to the board of directors.

SIMON & SCHUSTER Mark Zulli was named senior v-p, human resources. He was v-p, production operations at NBC.... Tracy van Straaten was promoted to director of publicity, children's. She was associate director.... Michael Nelson was promoted to art director, Atheneum Books for Young Readers and Margaret K. McElderry Books. He was associate director.... Lisa
Donovan was named executive managing editor, children's. She was an associate publisher at Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers.

PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS Nettie Aljian was named director of sales and marketing. She was national accounts manager at Routledge.... Lottchen Shivers was named director of publicity. She has held publicity and marketing positions at Holt, Viking, Workman and Random House.

DK Kim Sheldon was named financial controller. She was director of accounting at Fairchild Publications.... Jennifer Williams was named senior editor. She held editorial positions at Macmillan, Hearst Books and William Morrow.

KNOPF Jessica Carter was named new media and online marketing director. She was promotion and new media manager, Vintage and Anchor Books.

SOFTLOCK.COM Andrew Morrison was named chief financial officer. He was chief financial officer and corporate secretary at AAF-McQuay.

PRINCETON UNIV. PRESS Ursula Bollini was named director of electronic business development. She was director, new market development and marketing manager, electronic products at Oxford Univ. Press.

HARPERCOLLINS Walter Halee was named assistant director, publicity for Morrow/Avon. He was publicity manager at St. Martin's Paperbacks.... Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich was promoted to v-p, senior art director. He was art director, Harper Information.... Chin-Yee Lai was named art director, HarperResource and HarperBusiness. She was at Martha Stewart Everyday.... Derek Walls was named art director for Amistad Press. He will continue as art director for audio and large print.

PENGUIN PUTNAM Caitlin Hamilton was named marketing director, BlueHen. She was marketing director at MacMurray & Beck.

SOBEL WEBER ASSOCIATES Anna Bliss was promoted to contracts manager. She was a contracts and rights assistant.

ANDREA BROWN LITERARY AGENCY Laura Rennert was named associate agent for children's books. She was an editor.