THE C.J. KREHBIEL COMPANY Charles Krehbiel has been named chief executive officer of the 132-year-old Cincinnati-based printing and binding firm.

THE CHILDREN'S BOOK COUNCIL Molly Ker Hawn has been promoted to v-p, national programs, from national programs officer.... Coleen Venable has been named programs associate.... Andrew Garrison has joined as editorial associate.

CLEIS PRESS Diane Levinson, former publications director at Publishers Group West, has been appointed marketing director.... Chris Fox, bookseller, journalist and activist, has been named publicity coordinator.

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS Coleen Lanick, senior publicist, has been promoted to assistant publicity director.... Rose Ann Miller has been promoted to senior publicist.

HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY Christine Ball has been promoted to assistant director of publicity from publicity manager.

CHRONICLE BOOKS Kendra Kallan, a retail design and marketing consultant for The Body Shop and Pottery Barn, has been named director of marketing.... Andrea Burnett, a former Bay Area public relations consultant, has been appointed director of publicity.

PICADOR USA Amber Qureshi, former assistant to Gary Fisketjon at Alfred A. Knopf, has been named an associate editor.

SCB DISTRIBUTORS Lance Tilford, former marketing manager at Publishers Group West, has been named marketing director.... Gabriel Wilmoth has been appointed trade sales coordinator following four years in publicity, marketing and sales at Hill Street Press.

BOOKSPAN Jay Franco has been named associate editor of Military Book Club; he continues to oversee the Altiverse section of Science Fiction Book Club.

GELLER MEDIA MANAGEMENT Lori Pope has been named head of the literary department, where she will develop book projects for agency clients. She spent five years as an agent and has held positions with various publishers.

HARCOURT TRADE PUBLISHERS Samantha McFerrin has been appointed editor, children's books, following sales and editorial positions at Chronicle Books.... Ellen Greene, formerly of Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, has been named institutional and educational marketing manager at the San Diego office.

PROMETHEUS BOOKS Benjamin Keller has joined the Amherst, N.Y. publisher as assistant editor.... David Blouin has joined as an editorial assistant.

HYPERION BOOKS Kelly Notaras, currently an editor at Plume, has been appointed senior editor, starting September 2.

—Compiled by Mary Ann Tennenhouse