Juden to Run PA
The Publishers Association, the leading British book trade group, has named Simon Juden chief executive. Juden, who most recently ran the Professional Contractors Group (a trade association for freelancers), succeeds Ronnie Williams, who is retiring in May.
Marshall to Gareth Stevens
Jim Marshall has joined Gareth Stevens Publishing as director of marketing. He arrives from Scholastic Library Publishing, where he worked for the Children's Press and Franklin Watts divisions for the last eight years. Gareth Stevens is relocating to Stamford, Conn., from Milwaukee; Marshall will work in the Stamford office.
Prose to Head PEN
Francine Prose has been chosen to be the next president of the PEN American Center. Prose succeeds Ron Chernow, who for the past year headed up the 3,400-member organization of writers, editors and translators.
Napp to Rizzoli
Jessica Napp has joined Rizzoli New York as publicity manager. Napp, who was publicity manager at Simon & Schuster's Touchstone Fireside imprint, will start at Rizzoli April 9.
David George, Erica Kochman and Evan Burton have joined Bloomberg Press. George, who was most recently associate managing editor at Prentice Hall, is coming on as managing editor and art director; Kochman, who was at Workman Publishing, has been named sales associate; and Burton, who arrives from the now-shuttered Regan Books, is editorial assistant.
In last week's issue Elizabeth Scarpelli was incorrectly listed as joining Cambridge University Press. She is leaving CUP to join Rutgers University Press as sales and marketing director. She was college sales manager for the academic and marketing divisions at CUP.