NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY Claire Zion was named editorial director. She was editorial director of at AOL Time Warner. Previously, Zion edited at Pocket Books, Popular Library and NAL/Signet; authors she has worked with include Jayne Ann Krentz, Eric Lustbader, Thomas Kinkade and Harville Hendrix.

SIMON & SCHUSTER Christine Lloreda was promoted to v-p, deputy publisher, trade paperbacks. She was v-p, trade paperbacks.

SCHOLASTIC Pam Abrams, formerly v-p and editorial director of, was named v-p and editor-in-chief, Parent and Family Publishing. She succeeds Judsen Culbreth, who was named v-p and editorial director of Scholastic Family Custom Publishing.

TECH BOOKS Fred Ciporen was named to the board of directors. He is group v-p and publisher of Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and School Library Journal.

PENGUIN PUTNAM John Schline was promoted to senior v-p, corporate director of business affairs. He was v-p, corporate director of business affairs.

ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PUBLISHERS Elected as officers for fiscal year 2002/2003 were Robert Evanson, president of McGraw-Hill Education (chairman); Jane Friedman, CEO of HarperCollins (vice chair); and John Sargent, CEO of Holtzbrinck (treasurer).

AOL TIME WARNER BOOK GROUP Michael Pietsch was named senior v-p, publisher, Little, Brown adult books; Martha Otis was named senior v-p, advertising and promotion; and Milton Batalion was named senior v-p, manufacturing and production. All were previously vice-presidents of their respective departments.... Jamie Levine was promoted to editor, Warner Aspect. She was associate editor.

UNIV. PRESS OF VIRGINIA Mick Gusinde-Duffy was named manager of the electronic publishing program. He was formerly director of publishing at netLibrary.

MACADAM/CAGE PUBLISHING Anika Streitfeld was named nonfiction editor. She previously worked in the editorial departments at Ballantine and Pocket/Washington Square Press.

RODALE Andrew Gelman was named v-p, business affairs. He was director of business development for

DIAL BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS Lily Malcolm, formerly a senior designer, was promoted to art director. She succeeds Atha Tehon, who has retired.

MEREDITH BOOKS Douglas J. Guendel was named v-p and general manager. He was senior v-p, sales and marketing, for the Pearson Technology Group.

INTEGRITY PUBLISHERS Rob Birkhead was named senior v-p, marketing. He was senior v-p of marketing for the W Publishing Group.

HOLIDAY HOUSE Andrea Wilk was named director of marketing. She was acting marketing director at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers.

PAULIST PRESS Robert Welsch was named director of sales and marketing. He was formerly CEO of Utne Reader.

YALE UNIV. PRESS Jonathan Brent, editorial director, and John Rollins, deputy director for finance and operations, were promoted to associate directors.

WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS Paula Allen was promoted to v-p of worldwide publishing. She was director of publishing sales.

NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS Oliver Chin was appointed director of sales and marketing. He was director of sales and marketing for Viz Communications.

STERLING PUBLISHING Katy Hanna was named director of corporate and premium sales. She was senior account executive, special sales.

LIZA DAWSON ASSOCIATES Caitlin Blasdell has joined the company as a literary agent. She was senior editor at Avon Books.

JANE ROTROSEN AGENCY Kara Cesare has joined the company as a literary agent and director of English-language subsidiary rights. She was an editor at Bantam Dell.... Peggy Gordijn, formerly rights associate, has been named agent and director of translation rights.

-- Compiled by Diane Patrick