Fox Joins S&S
Colin Fox has joined Simon & Schuster as a senior editor at the house's adult trade imprint. Fox, who's been at Hachette's Warner Books for the past seven years working on both fiction and nonfiction, has worked with authors Billy Crystal, Lou Dobbs, David Baldacci and Donald Westlake.
Dillon Adds Title at RH
Sanyu Dillon, director of marketing at Random House, is taking on the additional title of associate publisher of trade paperbacks for Random House Publishing Group.
Berne to Ten Speed
Amanda Berne has joined Ten Speed Press as a senior editor. Berne was most recently the "Inside Scoop" columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle.
HC Gets Drucker
Heather Drucker has been named associate director of publicity for the general books division at HarperCollins. Drucker, who arrives from Bookspan, will be working on titles by Lisa Scottoline, James Grippando and Elizabeth George, among others. Before joining Bookspan, Drucker worked at Kodansha America and Tor Books/Doherty.
O'Neill to CPI
Donna O'Neill has joined the Vermont-based Creative Pages Inc. as director of operations. O'Neill, who was most recently at Simon & Schuster as v-p/ managing editor of Pocket Books, will oversee the design and production house's operational policies.
SSE Hires Broussard
Michael Broussard has joined Simon Spotlight Entertainment as acquisitions manager. Broussard arrives from Dupree/Miller and Associates, where he was an agent representing such bestselling titles as Catherine Crier's A Deadly Game and Jorge Cruise's Eight Minutes in the Morning.
Hires at S&S Children's
Liesa Abrams, Margaret Wright, Julie Lu and Carey O'Brien have all joined Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. Abrams, who's been hired as a senior editor, arrives from Penguin's Razorbill imprint. Wright, also coming from Razorbill, has been named assistant editor. Lu has been hired as production associate and was most recently a freelance proofreader. O'Brien has been named production supervisor for Simon Pulse and Aladdin; she comes from Penguin Group.
Melton to CFO at B&T
James C. Melton is succeeding Robert E. Agres as chief financial officer at Baker & Taylor. Agres plans to retire on October 27. Melton had been B&T's controller.
Innovative Kids Hires Banyon
Alexis Banyon has been named sales manager of specialty accounts and the independent sales group at innovativeKids. Banyon was most recently at Candlewick Press.